Republicans are lost on whether Al Franken should resign
07 December, 2017, 03:17 | Author: Jason Torres
"It's long past time that all Senate Democrats believed women, stood with survivors and joined the call for Senator Franken to resign", said Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of the group. Al Franken to resign.
"I think he will do the right thing and resign", said House Democrat Keith Ellison, a close Franken friend in the Minnesota congressional delegation.
After that post, a flood of messages from her female Democratic colleagues were shared shortly afterward via email and on social media calling for Franken to do the same, and Franken responded by saying that he would make an announcement Thursday.
Seven women Democratic Senators turned on Sen.
Several male senators - Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) - have also called for the senatorial colleague to resign as well.
Even though he wants Mr. Franken to resign, Mr. Within a few hours, six female senators, in rapid succession, took to Twitter Wednesday morning to call for his resignation.
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Shortly after the story went live, however, Franken's office said it was "not accurate".
"There will be more of these cases, and we want to make sure that the women feel supported and come forward", Moulton said.
Franken, 66, has been seen in public little since the first allegations surfaced about three weeks ago.
According to a Democratic aide, the women in the Senate have been in contact for a while about what Sen.
"I do not feel that he should continue to serve", said New York's Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. He missed many Senate votes and attended few committee meetings. Kamala Harris of California, another Democratic rising star, said "sexual harassment and misconduct should not be allowed by anyone".
He was first accused last month by sports broadcaster and former model Leeann Tweeden of forcibly kissing her, and touching her without consent as she slept, during a 2006 tour entertaining U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan.
One irony: While Franken apparently is departing, Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore will be arriving, if he prevails in a December 12 special election. The appointed senator would not be obligated to run in that election.
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