Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Al Franken 'on the right side of the issues'
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is defending former Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenPoliticon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus Scarlett Johansson defends Woody Allen: 'I believe him' Trump mocks Gillibrand after exit: 'She was the one I was really afraid of!' MORE, saying the Minnesota Democrat was "on the right side of the issues."

Franken, a former "Saturday Night Live" star, resigned from Congress last year after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. 

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"He was and is an intelligent leader who got things done," Louis-Dreyfus, who stars as a fictional president in HBO's "Veep," said in an interview with Time published Thursday.

Louis-Dreyfus told the mag that that accusations against Franken pale "in comparison to what else is going on out there."

"This #MeToo revolution," she said of the anti-sexual harassment movement, "I'm very much in favor of it, but it takes no prisoners."

The Emmy winner — who was one of several alumnae of Christine Blasey Ford's high school to sign a letter of support for the professor, who last year accused then-Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughBrett Michael KavanaughProgressives call for impeachment inquiry after reported Kavanaugh allegations Harris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Sunday shows - Guns dominate after Democratic debate MORE of sexual misconduct — later clarified that her "default position is to believe victims."

An outspoken critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy MORE, Louis-Dreyfus told Time that in another situation, Trump would be comical. "He'd be funny if he didn't have the power that he has," she said.

"He's sort of a pretend, fake president," Louis-Dreyfus, 58, continued. "He's a complete moron, start to finish.”

The ex-"Seinfeld" star also said she has no problem with comedians striving for political correctness.

"I’m suspicious of those who have a problem with it," she said. "I think it is language for something else — for ‘It’s OK to make racist jokes,’ or ‘It’s OK to make violence-against-women jokes.’”