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New York democratic Senator and 2020 candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her stance, the displacement sen. Al Franken leads in the early year of 2018.

During a televised town hall on Monday evening, Gillibrand was asked by MSNBC host Chris Hayes about their role in Swiss francs resignation and the sexual harassment controversy that took place on their own staff.

Gillibrand first responded by saying that the company’s “value of women” and a law is mentioned as co-Sponsor Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex,, how the Congress dealt with the sexual harassment.

The beginning of this month, it was reported that a former employee of Gillibrand’s, resigned through your office, the mishandling of misconduct allegations against a male colleague. Gillibrand insisted, in the city hall, that the employee was “believed” and the allegations “completely investigated.” You don’t castle, climbing the actions of the male employees “to sexual harassment”, but that he was “punished” for derogatory comments.

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They then addressed francs, which she describes as a “hard Problem for so many Democrats.”

“The truth is that we miss him, and the people loved him, but he had eight credible against him, allegations of sexual harassment, the groping, the two of them, since he was a senator, and the eighth was a congressional staffer. And I had to make a choice, whether to stay silent or to say whether, ‘That’s fine with me, and I decided to say,” the New York senator said. “Now, Senator Franken was entitled to, regardless of the type of test or process that he wanted. Had he put it, remained in the Senate, through its ethics Commission investigation for as long as he wants, for how ever many months, he could have sued all eight of the women, those were his decisions. But I had my choice.”

The 2020 candidate also went into detail about the “upsetting” of conversations would you Franken with her son.

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“As a mother, I must be very clear. It is not OK for anyone to fall for a woman anywhere on her body without her consent. It is not OK to kiss violently a woman, always, without your consent. It was not OK for Sen. francs, and it is OK for you, Theo. At all,” Gillibrand, her eldest son said. “So I needed clarity. And if it’s just a few, the Democratic powerful donors who are angry because I Stand up for women, which came forward with allegations of sexual harassment, that’s on you.”

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