Gillibrand, Wyden join calls for Trump to resign over allegations

Sens. Ron WydenRonald (Ron) Lee WydenHillicon Valley: NYT says Rosenstein wanted to wear wire on Trump | Twitter bug shared some private messages | Vendor put remote-access software on voting machines | Paypal cuts ties with Infowars | Google warned senators about foreign hacks Overnight Health Care: Opioids package nears finish line | Measure to help drug companies draws ire | Maryland ObamaCare rates to drop Google says senators' Gmail accounts targeted by foreign hackers MORE (D-Ore.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandGillibrand calls for Kavanaugh nomination to be withdrawn Teen girls pen open letter supporting Kavanaugh accuser: We imagine you at that party and 'see ourselves' Poll: Most Massachusetts voters don't think Warren should run for president in 2020 MORE (D-N.Y.) called Monday for an investigation into the sexual harassment allegations against President TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE.

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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate Ben & Jerry’s co-founders announce effort to help 7 Dem House challengers Dems look to Gillum, Abrams for pathway to victory in tough states MORE (I-Vt.), Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerEx-White House official revises statement to Mueller after Flynn guilty plea: report CNN editor: Booker's 'groping incident' 'different' from Kavanaugh allegation Poll: Most Massachusetts voters don't think Warren should run for president in 2020 MORE (D-N.J.) and Jeff MerkleyJeffrey (Jeff) Alan MerkleyDem senator calls on Kavanaugh to withdraw after second allegation Feinstein calls for hold on Kavanaugh consideration Overnight Energy: Warren bill would force companies to disclose climate impacts | Green group backs Gillum in Florida gov race | Feds to open refuge near former nuke site MORE (D-Ore.) have all called for Trump to resign following the resignation of Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenNelson campaign to donate K from Al Franken group to charity Sexual assault is not a game — stop using women to score political points Election Countdown: Trump confident about midterms in Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh controversy tests candidates | Sanders, Warren ponder if both can run | Super PACs spending big | Two states open general election voting Friday | Latest Senate polls 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.”