Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, responds to George Soros criticized her for the management of the flood, the conviction is forced that fellow Democratic Sen. Al Franken to resign in the past year, more groping allegations.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., fired back on left billionaire George Soros on Wednesday, after he criticized its leadership role in the flood of condemnation that sen. Al Franken, one of The forced to resign in the past year, more groping allegations.
Soros criticized Gillibrand in a June interview with The Washington Post, said she was the only Democrat, he would not like to see it succeed, with a possible run for President in the year 2020.
The Hungarian-born philanthropist, and political activist accused Gillibrand push francs, “whom I admire,” the Senate ” to get to improve your opportunities,” the democratic nomination.
“If standing up for women, and those who have done wrong, makes George Soros angry at him,” Gillibrand said in a statement, HuffPo. “But I will not hesitate to do what I think is right.”
FRANC RESIGNATION FROM THE SENATE IN THE MIDST OF NEW ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT, GAME OF DEMS
“It is clear that we need to morale our and the appreciation of women, which added to the party faithful,” Gillibrand. “If someone does something wrong, you need to speak and be counted, no matter whether it be President Trump, or a Democratic colleague.”
The Former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn.
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Franken, a former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and author, announced his resignation from the Senate in December, after at least eight women accused him of groping her and trying to force kisses. Gillibrand was one of the 10 female Democratic senators, the go called francs, to say: “enough is enough.”
In his resignation speech, Franken said that some of the complaints against him were “simply not true”, while he remembered the other alleged encounters “different.” He also noted that Trump was on various allegations of sexual harassment and assault during his campaign in 2016.
JOY BEHAR GRILLS SEN. GILLIBRAND WHY SHE PUSHED FRAKEN WITHDRAW
In January, Gillibrand was confronted by “View” co-host Joy Behar about her role in Swiss francs Senate leave.
“Why did you push francs?” Behar asked. “How about a first hearing?”
“He has the right answer to an oral hearing,” Gillibrand. “But he is not entitled, my quiet joy.”
“It is not added to in order to grab women without their consent,” Gillibrand. “So, why would you want to hold our elected leaders of the lower Norm and not the highest standard? We should all hold our elected leaders to the highest standard. I can’t be a good mother, and I can’t be a good Senator, if I silenced just because he is my friend.”
Earlier this week, Franken told a Minneapolis TV station that he had not ruled out seeking office again.
Fox News’ Ben Florance and Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.