Senate Dem Mazie Hirono calls on Trump to resign

Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDemocratic senator on possibility of Trump standing up to the NRA: 'That's just such BS' Schumer to Trump: Demand McConnell hold vote on background check bill Graham moves controversial asylum bill through panel; Democrats charge he's broken the rules MORE (D-Hawaii) said on Tuesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated 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 SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden faces an uncertain path Bernie Sanders vows to go to 'war with white nationalism and racism' as president Biden: 'There's an awful lot of really good Republicans out there' MORE (I-Vt.), Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe Hill's Campaign Report: Battle for Senate begins to take shape Steve King to Gillibrand: Odds of me resigning same as yours of winning presidential nomination We need a climate plan for agriculture MORE (D-N.J.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandGillibrand: Rosy economic outlook not 'reflected in everyday, kitchen-table issues families are facing' Chris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' Steve King to Gillibrand: Odds of me resigning same as yours of winning presidential nomination 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.