Trey Gowdy

Trump attack on Sen. Gillibrand criticized as sexually suggestive and demeaning

Trump attack on Sen. Gillibrand criticized as sexually suggestive and demeaning

President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., in a tweet widely criticized as being sexually suggestive, sparking outrage at a time when the nation is reeling from a wave of accusations about improper behavior by powerful men - including Trump himself.

In his morning tweet, Trump referred to Gillibrand as a "lightweight" and a "total flunky" and said that, when he was a New York real estate developer, she "would come to my office 'begging' for campaign contributions" and "would do anything for them."

The tweet, targeting a female senator who has called on Trump to resign for his past behavior, came as the...

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