On Monday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat of New York, added her name to a short list of Democratic lawmakers who have called on Mr. Trump to resign because of the sexual misconduct accusations lodged against him. “President Trump has committed assault, according to these women,” Ms. Gillibrand said Monday afternoon on CNN. Senator Cory Booker, Democrat of New Jersey, told Vice News on Sunday that the accusations by the women against Mr. Trump were “far more damning.”White House officials on Monday repeated the president’s claim that the accusations of sexual misconduct were false and that the women were lying. “This took place long before he was elected to be president,” Ms. Sanders said. Advertisement Continue reading the main story“The American people knew this and voted for the president,” Ms. Sanders said.