Senate Dem Mazie Hirono calls on Trump to resign

Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoHillicon Valley: Washington preps for Mueller report | Barr to hold Thursday presser | Lawmakers dive into AI ethics | FCC chair moves to block China Mobile | Dem bill targets 'digital divide' | Microsoft denies request for facial recognition tech Dems introduce bill to tackle 'digital divide' Overnight Energy: Collins receives more donations from Texas oil, gas industry than from Maine residents | Interior chief left meetings off schedule | Omar controversy jeopardizes Ocasio-Cortez trip to coal mine MORE (D-Hawaii) said on Tuesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpForget the spin: Five unrefuted Mueller Report revelations Lara Trump: Merkel admitting migrants 'one of the worst things that ever happened to Germany' Financial satisfaction hits record high: survey MORE should resign, becoming the latest Democratic lawmaker to call for the president to step down in the face of sexual harassment and assault allegations.

"I said today that the only way to stop this president that has a narcissistic need for attention — he's a misogynist and admitted sexual predator and a liar — the only thing that will stop him from attacking us — because nobody is safe — is his resignation," Hirono told reporters.

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Trump during the 2016 campaign faced allegations of sexual misconduct, particularly after The Washington Post published the leaked 2005 "Access Hollywood" recording of him boasting about kissing and groping women without their consent.

The allegations against the president have come under renewed scrutiny in recent weeks, as a number of powerful men in politics, business, media and other industries have had their careers derailed by allegations of sexual impropriety.

On Monday, a group of women renewed their allegations against Trump, detailing their alleged encounters with the real estate mogul in a news conference.

Other Democratic senators have called for Trump's resignation in recent days, including Sens. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersElection analyst says Biden could face uphill battle attracting small-dollar donors Gillibrand 'not worried' about being 'discounted' in 2020 race Biden's sloppy launch may cost him MORE (I-Vt.), Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerBooker fundraises off Biden announcement The symbol of 'Wakanda' and black political vision The Hill's Morning Report - Trump tells House investigators 'no' MORE (D-N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandGillibrand 'not worried' about being 'discounted' in 2020 race Cory Booker releases 10 years of tax returns Buttigieg gets first congressional endorsement MORE (D-N.Y.). 

Trump lashed out at Gillibrand in a tweet Tuesday morning, calling her a "lightweight" and a "total flunky" who "would do anything" for campaign contributions. 

Gillibrand fired back on Twitter, accusing him of bringing "unfitness and shame" to the presidency. 

"You cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines to speak out about the unfitness and shame you have brought to the Oval Office," she wrote. 

Dozens of Democratic women in Congress are also calling on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump.