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Democratic Senators Call On Franken To Resign

Democratic Senators Call On Franken To Resign

Joe Donnelly has joined a growing chorus of Democrats calling on Minnesota Sen.

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Franken's fellow Minnesota U.S. senator, did not call for his resignation Wednesday.

Sen. Al Franken's office has announced that the Democratic senator will make an announcement Thursday amid calls for his resignation.

"I agree the time has come for Senator Franken to step aside", Mr. "I consider Senator Franken to be a friend and have enjoyed working with him in the Senate in our shared fight to help American families". Mazie Hirono. "But that can not excuse his behavior and his mistreatment of women". Dick Durbin of IL - the Democratic whip - also called on Franken to resign just before 1 p.m. ET.

- Sen. Maggie Hassan (@SenatorHassan)Al Franken should resign.

Franken has apologized for most of the incidents and has said he would cooperate with a Senate ethics probe into his behavior. Elizabeth Warren - have been critical of Franken, but have not called on him to step down. Al Franken to resign on Wednesday.

"A big part of the national conversation we're having on sexual assault involves listening carefully and with respect to woman".

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If you've been keeping track, this is the seventh woman who's come forward with a sexual misconduct allegation against Franken in less than a month. John Conyers (D-Mich.) exited this week in the wake of multiple sexual harassment allegations.

"It's my right as an entertainer", she told Politico that he said.

The calls for Franken's resignation followed new allegations on Wednesday from a woman who claims Franken forcibly kissed her in 2006. So, I have spent a lot of time reflecting on Senator Franken's behavior. "I look forward to fully cooperating with the ongoing ethics committee investigation".

Franken denied the accusation in a statement to Politico, adding, "the idea that I would claim this as my right as an entertainer is preposterous".

Al Franken appears to place his hands on model and radio host Leeann Tweeden's breasts in this photo released by Tweeden.

Franken describe behavior that can not be tolerated.


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