Dingell: I don't know a woman that doesn't have a sexual misconduct story

Rep. Debbie DingellDeborah (Debbie) Ann DingellHillicon Valley: House passes anti-robocall bill | Senators inch forward on privacy legislation | Trump escalates fight over tech tax | Illinois families sue TikTok | Senators get classified briefing on ransomware Overnight Health Care — Presented by Johnson & Johnson — Virginia moves to suspend Medicaid work rules | Powerful House panel sets 'Medicare for All' hearing | Hospitals sue over Trump price rule | FDA official grilled on vaping policy House passes anti-robocall bill MORE (D-Mich.) on Sunday said she does not know a woman who does not have a story about facing sexual misconduct. 

"There are women across the country — restaurant workers, tip waitresses, factory floors, law firms, corporations — so I don’t know a woman that doesn’t have a story, Andrea, in all places all across the country," Dingell told Andrea Mitchell on NBC's "Meet the Press," during an interview alongside Rep. Barbara ComstockBarbara Jean ComstockLive coverage: House holds third day of public impeachment hearings Gun debate raises stakes in battle for Virginia legislature Progressives face steep odds in ousting incumbent Democrats MORE (R-Va.). 

"Let's really make this a watershed moment. That men and women across the country work together to look forward to changing the culture," Dingell continued. 


Women across the country from Hollywood to Capitol Hill have come forward in recent weeks to accuse prominent men of sexual misconduct. 

Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenThe job no GOP senator wants: 'I'd rather have a root canal' Take Trump literally and seriously in Minnesota Ninth woman accuses Al Franken of inappropriate contact MORE (D-Minn.) became the center of the conversation last week, when he was accused of groping a woman while she was asleep and forcibly kissing her in 2006. 

Dingell's latest comments come after she shared her "Me Too" story on Friday, revealing that a "prominent" historical figure tried to put his hand up her skirt decades ago.

Comstock, Dingell, and various other members of Congress have since moved to take action against sexual assault. 

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandHarris posts video asking baby if she'll run for president one day Warren hits Bloomberg, Steyer: They have 'been allowed to buy their way' into 2020 race Supreme Court poised to hear first major gun case in a decade MORE (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation last Wednesday that would overhaul policies to combat and report complaints of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill.

"I got together with Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Congressman [Bradley] Byrne [R-Ala.]. And we both went through all of the items in Congresswoman Speier's bill and additional things that we want to put in the bill. And we're on the same page," Comstock said on Sunday. 

"And we're going to get mandatory training, universal, uniform anti-harassment, zero-tolerance policies in place."