Gillibrand, Wyden join calls for Trump to resign over allegations

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Wyden tweeted out an article about a news conference earlier Monday, in which some of the women who accused Trump of sexual harassment or assault recounted their experiences and called for a congressional investigation into the allegations.

“These women are right,” Wyden wrote. “If @realDonaldTrump won't resign, Congress must investigate allegations by many, many women that he sexually assaulted and harassed them. No one is above the law.”

Gillibrand also said Monday that Trump should step down, and that if he doesn’t, there should be a congressional investigation.

"These allegations are credible, they are numerous,” Gillibrand told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “I’ve heard these women's testimony, and many of them are heartbreaking."

At least 16 women have accused Trump of sexual harassment or assault. The White House’s official position is that the women are lying.

Wyden and Gillibrand join a growing chorus of lawmakers urging Trump to step down over the allegations. Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' The generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party MORE (I-Vt.), Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party Booker, O'Rourke, Buttigieg rally with striking McDonald's workers in South Carolina Booker, O'Rourke, Buttigieg rally with striking McDonald's workers in South Carolina MORE (D-N.J.) and Jeff MerkleyJeffrey (Jeff) Alan MerkleyDemocratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Democratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories Hillicon Valley: Assange hit with 17 more charges | Facebook removes record 2.2B fake profiles | Senate passes anti-robocall bill | Senators offer bill to help companies remove Huawei equipment MORE (D-Ore.) have all called for Trump to resign following the resignation of Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Mexican officials scramble to avoid Trump tariffs The Hill's 12:30 Report: Mexican officials scramble to avoid Trump tariffs The Hill's Morning Report - Tariff battle looms as Trump jabs 'foolish' Senate GOP MORE (D-Minn.) over groping allegations.

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“I just watched Sen. Al Franken do the honorable thing and resign from his office,” Booker said Saturday. “My question is, why isn’t Donald Trump doing the same thing — who has more serious allegations against him, with more women who have come forward.”