President Trump took to Twitter to weigh in on the sexual abuse bombshell on Sen. Al Franken.
Trump asked “where do his hands go” referring to the photo released by the news anchor who accused the Minnesota Democrat of groping her and forcibly kissing her when Franken traveled with her as a comedian in a USO tour of Vietnam in 2006.
The president’s tweet is below:
The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. Where do his hands go in pictures 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 while she sleeps? …..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 17, 2017
The picture “speaks a thousand words.” Indeed, it does.
Franken issued his “sincerest apologies” for his actions on Thursday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced a Senate Ethics Committee probe into the matter. Franken even and called for an ethics investigation into himself as a second accuser, a former radio host, also claimed she was “stalked and harassed” by Franken who “scared the living hell out of me.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) November 17, 2017
Trump’s tweet ignited his critics who unloaded on Twitter as they attacked the president for allegations that have been made about him.
1) More than a dozen women accused Trump of sexual harassment in the 2016 campaign. He called them all liars and said he would sue them.
2) An audio tape emerged in which he said that when you are famous you can “grab them by the pussy.” https://t.co/NCPWIaW6a5
— Chris Cillizza (@CillizzaCNN) November 17, 2017
One of the things Trump does is act as if nothing he has said or done in the past is at all relevant to his words and actions in the present. It’s beyond hypocrisy, it’s like malicious amnesia.
— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) November 17, 2017
.@realDonaldTrump – why is it okay for YOU to talk about women as if they are meat and YET you tweet this. Are you seriously so entitled that rules that apply to other men don’t apply to you? OR are you simply non compos mentis? Please STOP, THINK and RESIGN. Please.
— SilverWitch (@White_Witch23) November 17, 2017
You have the gall to actually talk about this? Franken’s faux pas does not come close to yours.
— Chel (@dolcemc) November 17, 2017
— WordontheStreet (@Write_Sense) November 17, 2017
lol…Donald, you should avoid this topic
— Snap Tazer (@TazerSnap) November 17, 2017
The president of the United States, folks.
— AltMountRainier ? (@AltMtRainier) November 17, 2017
As the reactions kept coming, many on Twitter sought some balance.
Reminder. We are talking about Al Franken. Not trump, or Clinton. Or JFK.
— Matt Murphy (@mattmurphyshow) November 17, 2017
No, I wouldn’t. Btw, get things straight, Democrats are the ones imploding with sex scandals. You Leftists started it all to discredit Trump but it has turned into a well-deserved boomerang.
— Marilena Rossi (@QueenRossi) November 17, 2017
It’s strange how The Other Side is mainly CALLING for an ethics investigation instead of DEMANDING that Al Frakenstein resign immediately.
— Nick Flor-ProfessorF (@ProfessorF) November 17, 2017
Blah blah blah.. when can we expect Al Franken’s resignation?
— Harry Parker (@RaidersHLP) November 17, 2017
The tape was all talk between two men, and there was no proof for those accusations and came out conveniently when all of you wanted Hillary crooked Clinton elected president FranKen has a picture with his hands on a sleeping woman’s breasts
— MaurizioB (@MaurizioTweets) November 17, 2017
We certainly have understood that all of the recent crotch focus was going to get around to.coming after Trump again.
Will Gloria Allred emcee the proceedings, or will some other parasite take her place?
— I Came; I Saw; I Got Over Macho Grande (@smitty_one_each) November 17, 2017
Trump was ridiculing women that consent to this kind of thing. “They let you do it.” He was talking about the actions of others, not himself. Media deliberately misrepresented this reality to smear him just like you are.
— ??Karla?? (@KSofen) November 17, 2017
And the accusers have had ample time to prove it, but so far nothing. Considering the way the whole political establishment has been going after Trump, if there was something there we would have seen it. Chris. you’re just slinging bullshit, as usual. #MAGA
— Greg (@CarolineduRosso) November 17, 2017
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