Doug Jones' election caps off the month that the #MeToo movement made its way to Washington. Bustle's Erin Delmore joins Cheddar to discuss how Senator Kirsten Gillibrand became the face of the new wave that's beginning to enter the political arena. We put the Alabama special election in context as the first time voters went to the polls in the post-Weinstein era.
Delmore also discusses President Trump's targeting of New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Twitter. The senior political correspondent says the fact the president already has a nickname for the senator proves he's taking her seriously as a threat. We consider Gillibrand's presidential aspirations and look back at the history of her work fighting against sexual harassment.
Finally, we focus on UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's statement that President Trump's accusers ought to be heard. Delmore says this breaks with the official White House stance on Trump's history of sexual misconduct allegations. She says both Haley and Ivanka Trump prove there is at least some dissent among the president's inner circle regarding the issue.