Saine made the comments in the House in an effort to criticize Democrats after they kept a fellow Republican from being a primary sponsor of the annual resolution commemorating MLK.
The accuser in one of Melton’s cases is now releasing more information about their relationship because she feels he has not been honest with the public.
“I urge Congressman Polis to join me in calling for Rep. Melton’s resignation and to condemn violence against women in any circumstance,” Stapleton said.
Ultimately it is Rep. Melton’s decision whether to step down,” said a statement from Democratic leadership.
The top Republican in the House sent out a tweet calling Democrats hypocritical and asking whether they covered up Melton’s arrests