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Politics Trump accusers to unite for first time, demand congressional investigation into allegations

11:20  11 december  2017
11:20  11 december  2017 Source:   thehill.com

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Women who have publicly accused President Trump of sexual misconduct will call for Congress to investigate the allegations at a press conference on Monday. More than a dozen women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump during his presidential campaign.

The women will unite for the first time to demand the probe and share details of their allegations against Trump , according to a press release. The conference is being hosted by Brave New Films, a documentary group that released a film about the allegations against Trump in November.

Trump accusers to unite for first time, demand congressional investigation into allegations © Provided by The Hill Trump accusers to unite for first time, demand congressional investigation into allegations Women who have publicly accused President Trump of sexual misconduct will call for Congress to investigate the allegations at a press conference on Monday.

The women will unite for the first time to demand the probe and share details of their allegations against Trump, according to a press release.

The conference is being hosted by Brave New Films, a documentary group that released a film about the allegations against Trump in November.

More than a dozen women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump during his presidential campaign.

Franken accusers disappointed with his defense

  Franken accusers disappointed with his defense In the wake of Democratic Sen. Al Franken's resignation, some of his accusers of sexual misconduct told CNN they are disappointed with his defense of the allegations, saying he shouldn't have continued to dismiss them. Leeann Tweeden, the California radio morning show anchor who accused Franken of forcibly kissing her and groping her, said she is not celebrating Franken's resignation. "I'm not celebrating his resignation. It's a lose-lose situation," she said in a phone call with CNN. "I'm not celebrating his resignation but we also can't tolerate hypocrisy. We can't have our leaders saying one thing and doing another.

Women who accused Trump of sexually inappropriate behavior say lawmakers should extend same scrutiny to the Women who accuse Trump of sexual misconduct call for Congress investigation – video. The sexual misconduct allegations against Donald Trump – the full list. On Sunday, Nikki Haley, Trump ’s ambassador to the United Nations, told CBS Trump ’s accusers “should be heard”.

Congressional complaint office stonewalls on sexual harassment data : Trump accusers to unite for first time 16:23 19 december 2017 Source: nbcnews.com. Trump accusers to unite for first time House Ethics Committee announced it was pursuing a probe into the allegations against the

Trump has denied the reports and the White House has said its official position is that the women are lying.

Sexual misconduct has emerged as a major topic, as prominent men in politics and entertainment have been accused of sexual harassment or abuse.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Louis CK are among the men that have been accused of sexual misconduct.

And three lawmakers resigned or announced their resignation during the past week over sexual misconduct claims.

Opinions | Trump should face harassment allegations under oath .
Hearings would also allow women to tell their stories.For months, the national reckoning with sexual harassment and assault orbited President Trump as if around a black hole — intimately connected to a man who nevertheless remained untouched by it. Then last week, something changed. Three of Trump's previous accusers reiterated their allegations against him. A group of more than 50 Democratic congresswomen requested that the House take up an investigation into Trump's conduct. Eight senatorshave called on the president to resign over the accusations and seconded the demand for a congressional investigation. Of those, Trump focused his ire on Sen.

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