Dozens of Democratic female lawmakers have called on the House Oversight Committee to launch an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against US President Donald Trump.
Fifty-six members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) wrote a letter on Monday and demanded Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and ranking member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) open an investigation into the sexual allegations after at least a dozen women have “publicly accused the President of sexual misconduct.”
The group is set to hold a news conference at Capitol Hill on Tuesday to highlight the demand, a day after three of Trump’s accusers told their stories at a press conference and called on Congress to investigate the sexual misconduct allegations against the president, amid the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country.
The DWWG move comes at a time when women are coming forward with their “Me Too” accounts and telling how Trump…