17/11/2017 7:59 PM AEDT | Updated 18/11/2017 2:20 AM AEDT

Trump's Tweet Condemning Al Franken Assault Allegations Backfires Spectacularly

President Donald Trump, infamously caught on tape bragging about groping women, was attacked on Twitter Thursday night for criticizing Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who now faces allegations of sexual assault.

Anchorwoman Leann Tweeden said on Thursday that Franken groped and kissed her without her consent during a USO tour in 2006. 

Responses piled up within seconds, calling the president a hypocrite for attacking Franken while more than a dozen women have accused Trump himself of sexual assault. Critics also took issue with the president’s silence on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, who faces mounting allegations that he preyed on underage girls when he was in his 30s.

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