Franken says he'll leave Congress in 'few weeks'

21 December, 2017, 01:27 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy Regrets Calling for Franken's Resignation

Last month, she published photos showing Franken grabbing her breasts while she was asleep during a flight back from a 2006 USO tour event. That's hypocrisy at the highest level I've ever seen in my life.

"I definitely think he should not resign", Manchin told CNN on Monday. It just made me sick. Al Franken, D-Minn, according to The Hill. "I look forward to working with her on ensuring a speedy and seamless transition", Franken said recently in a statement.

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"I'm Karin Housley and I'm running for U.S. Senate", she announces. And go through this complete process of an extensive ethics review, and whatever the outcome is I will live with it.

Franken announced his resignation on December 7, after a majority of Democratic senators called for him to leave office.

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Both were missing in the hasty call for Senator Franken's resignation.

"I have stood for due process throughout my years as a prosecutor and in chairing the Judiciary Committee". The Senate Ethics Committee propelled a test into the assertions a month ago. "I will keep on standing up for the things I have faith in as a resident and as a dissident", he said. Since the announcement, which was immediately followed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's appointment of Smith to take his place, Franken has continued to vote and deliver floor speeches.

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Democrats urged Franken to resign amid a heated special election for a Senate seat from Alabama. And now that there is no political gain to be had from forcing Franken out, two Democrat senators are publicly stating their regrets, while two others are sneakily privately telling journalists they also regret their haste in joining the mob demanding the end of Franken's political career.

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