President Trump Criticized Kirsten Gillibrand. It Ended Up Helping Her

Source: Time

By RYAN TEAGUE BECKWITH

December 12, 2017

President Trump inadvertently boosted Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in a feud over allegations of sexual misconduct.

After the New York Democrat became one of a handful of Democratic senators calling on Trump to resign over the allegations, Trump attacked her as a “lightweight” and a “total flunky” for Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer and claimed that she used to “beg” him for campaign contributions.

But Gillibrand shot back, and according to Twitter statistics seems to have gotten the better of the exchange, with three times as many likes and her most retweeted tweet ever. 

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Trump has donated $5,850 to Gillibrand’s campaigns in the past.

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