Democrats Are Bringing Sexual Assault Survivors to the State of the Union

Democrats Are Bringing Sexual Assault Survivors to the State of the Union

It's a positive sign that government will be the next staging ground-and a much-needed one, considering our "grab them by the pussy" POTUS has been accused of sexual misconduct by no fewer than 19 women.

Members of the women's working group are planning to wear black to the State of the Union on January 30 to show their solidarity with victims of sexual assault, NBC News reported.

Last year Speier acknowledged that she was a victim of sexual assault on Capitol Hill when she was a young congressional aide.

For Donald Trump's first address to Congress last February, the female lawmakers in the audience joined forces to wear white, a nod to the suffrage movement as well as the Women's March that had flooded the streets just weeks earlier.

The Golden Globes saw women come together and stand up against abusers, named and unnamed. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said during a press conference that anything that politicizes sexual misconduct would be counterproductive, NBC News reported. "Instead like I did during Trump's Inauguration, I will be working here at home listening to Oregonians about what they think about the State of the Union".

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Two other Democratic lawmakers howling for impeachment, Reps.

Beyond wearing black, there are other ways Democrats in attendance can make a scene.

One Democrat told NBC that their party would be "no better" than Republicans if they pulled a similar stunt at the State of the Union address, given the fact that multiple women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct.

The move echoes Mr Trump's decision to bring Bill Clinton's accusers into the audience for his presidential debate against Hillary Clinton in 2016.