On Thursday, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) announced his resignation following weeks of mounting allegations of sexual harassment and calls from colleagues to step down. But even as Franken stepped aside, the spotlight on the GOP side of things only shines brighter.
Though Franken remained defiant in his speech, saying some of the allegations were untrue and claiming he remembered some of the reported incidents differently than the accusers, he said, "It has become clear I can't both pursue the ethics committee process and at the same time remain an effective senator for [the people of Minnesota].
After a seventh woman accused Franken of sexual harassment Wednesday, several of the senator’s colleagues called on him to step down.
Is this one-sided "responsibility for your actions"? Again? More than a dozen Senate Democrats called Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment, raising the possibility he will ...
Democratic Sen. Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate on Thursday amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. "Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States Se...
The Democratic senator of Minnesota announced his plans to resign, a day after a sixth woman accused him of misconduct and dozens of his colleagues called for him to step down.