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 FrankenTake Trump literally and seriously in Minnesota Ninth woman accuses Al Franken of inappropriate contact Al Franken to host SiriusXM radio show 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 Kavanaugh Christine Blasey Ford receives ACLU courage award Election 2020: Why I'm watching Amy and Andy Kavanaugh hailed by conservative gathering in first public speech since confirmation MORE of sexual misconduct — later clarified that her "default position is to believe victims."

An outspoken critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpMost Americans break with Trump on Ukraine, but just 45 percent think he should be removed: poll Judge orders Democrats to give notice if they request Trump's NY tax returns Trump's doctor issues letter addressing 'speculation' about visit to Walter Reed 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.’”