Sanders renews call for Trump to step down after Franken resignation

Sanders renews call for Trump to step down after Franken resignation

[Ed. – Quelle surprise!]

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suggested Sunday that Trump should follow in Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) footsteps and resign over the allegations of sexual misconduct that have been leveled against him.

“Here you have a president who has been accused by many women of assault, who says on a tape that he assaulted women,” Sanders said on “Meet the Press.” “He might want to think about doing the same.”

Sanders had also suggested the Trump step down from office on Thursday.

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“We have a president of the United States who acknowledged on a tape widely seen all over the country that he’s assaulted women, so I would hope maybe the president of the United States might pay attention of what’s going on and also think about resigning,” Sanders said at the time.

Sanders’ call on Sunday echoed recent statements by Sens. Cory Booker(D-N.J.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), who have also urged Trump to resign over the reports.

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