Gillibrand tells Trump: 'You cannot silence me'

December 12, 2017 04:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is responding to a Twitter attack by President Donald Trump over her call for him to resign over past allegations of sexual misconduct.

The New York Democrat tweeted: "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."

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Gillibrand on Monday had called for Trump to resign, after several women called new attention to past allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump.

On Twitter Tuesday, Trump called Gillibrand a "lightweight."



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