Senator Al Franken announces resignation: Celebs, politicians react
10 December, 2017, 04:16 | Author: Rosa Wright
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women, and now more than 30 of his Senate colleagues have called for him to resign. "It was also quick; he knew exactly what he was doing", she added. - Tina Dupuy, a Manhattan-based writer and former Democratic congressional staffer, who saidFrankengroped her in 2009. Cupp concluded that in the event of Moore's election to the senate, it would be interesting to see how many senators condemn him for his alleged sexual abuses like they did to Franken.
"The first thing I want to do is apologize: to Leeann, to everyone else who was part of that tour, to everyone who has worked for me, to everyone I represent, and to everyone who counts on me to be an ally and supporter and champion of women".
"Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate", Franken said in a speech delivered to the Senate floor on Thursday. He hasn't weighed in on Franken since November 16, when he wrote "the Al Frankenstien [sic] picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words". She loves Franken, so I asked to get a picture with him. Here's what I've done...' Who cares?
"I know that I am going to have to be much more conscious when in these circumstances", he went on, "much more careful, much more sensitive, and that this will not happen again".
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"I think his resignation was the best for the integrity of the office, because there is no integrity if we're not holding everyone accountable". "The moment was long overdue". Then the conversation turned to me. "And that I have earned a reputation as someone who respects the women I work alongside every day". Instead, he talked about his own feelings, saying, "This has been a tough few weeks for me".
Sen. Al Frankenlistens during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 20, 2017 in Washington.
"He's taking no ownership, and I just feel that he's calling all of us liars", she told the outlet. If he is innocent as he claims (he says some of the allegations were untrue and he remembers the rest differently than his accusers) and if he is as confident that the Ethics Committee would vindicate him as he says, he shouldn't be resigning. "I said, 'No, I don't know that I'll ever feel good about it'".
Noting seven other women subsequently came forward with allegations of Franken's misconduct, Tweeden said it is "between those women and God, who's lying".
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