Al Franken (D-Minn.), announced that he would resign from his seat amid accusations that he sexually harassed women, and two days after Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) said he would retire in the wake of allegations that he touched staffers inappropriately and demanded sexual favors.
"I think that the president treats, certainly as a woman myself, I've never felt treated with anything but the highest level of respect and been empowered to do my job and that's what I've seen the president do day in and day out since I've been here and during the campaign", Sanders said told reporters at a press briefing.
"If elected, Mr. Trump, I can state unequivocally, will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency", Dr. Harold Bornstein, who had been Trump's primary physician since 1980, wrote in the December 2015 letter, which offered few specifics. Sanders changed his tune along with his Democratic colleagues, calling for Sen.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before departing the White House for NY in Washington, U.S., December 2, 2017. "I want men to know they're going to be held accountable".
The records release will be the first time the American public gets a legitimate accounting of the health of the 45th President, who at age 71 is the oldest of any President at this point in his tenure. The senator from Vermont also expressed his concerns about sexual assault and sexual harassment in the country. The White House has maintained that all the women who have come forward are liars. Trump and other prominent Republicans still support his candidacy.
Sanders added that a major cultural shift is needed in the U.S.as more reports come out regarding abuse of women.
Sanders stated, "What I worry about right now, as we speak, in restaurants and in offices all over this country where you have bosses who are not famous, there is harassment of women and women are being intimidated". We need to know what's happening, people.