Franken resigning from Senate amid sexual harassment allegations

WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced Thursday he would resign “in the coming weeks” from the Senate after his support among Democrats crumbled, becoming the highest-profile casualty in the growing list of lawmakers felled by charges of sexual harassment or indiscretions.

“I, of all people, am aware that there is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office, and a man who has repeatedly preyed on young girls campaigns for...

11 Published By - Page One News - 2017.12.07. 23:55
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