But this moment of reckoning about our friends and colleagues who have been accused of sexual misconduct is necessary, and it is painful. We must not lose sight that this watershed moment is bigger than any one industry, any one party, or any one person, to achieve lasting change, we will need to fight this everywhere on behalf of everyone by insisting on accountability and working to bring more women into leadership in each industry to fundamentally shift the culture.
Our President has chosen to tear this country apart on every line, every division, every racial line, every religious line, Our President chooses to divide us, community by community, our President has inspired a hate and a darkness in this country that I have never witnessed Kirsten Gillibrand. Our President is tearing apart the very fabric of who we are as a nation, our very common decency, and that is what we are being called to fight against.
Not only has the Michael Cohen sentencing really clarified how much trouble [President Trump] and his family are actually in, but it shows the depth of it that's it is collusion, it is fraud, it is obstruction of justice, and all those allegations are real. ... The most important thing that we can do in the Senate right now is protect the Mueller investigation.