Menu
  • Source: YouTube
  • Senator Al Franken Announces Resignation Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    Says Some Allegations 'Not True' and Had Wanted Ethics Committee Investigation

    Become a patron of breaking LGBTQ news

    Chip in $4 go

    Democratic U.S. Senator Al Franken addressed his colleagues on the Senate floor and resigned, saying, "Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I am resigning as a member of the United States Senate."

    RELATED STORIES:

    UPDATED: Franken Disputes Story He Is Expected to Resign Thursday as 30 Senate Democrats Call on Him to Go

    Calls Mount for Anti-Gay GOP Lawmaker's Resignation, Demotion Over Homophobic 'I’m a Heterosexual' Remarks

    Franken Announces He Will Release a Statement Thursday As More Than 15 Democratic Senators Call for His Resignation

    Seven Democratic Women US Senators Have Just Called on Al Franken to Resign

    This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change. This story will be updated, and NCRM will likely publish follow-up stories on this news. Stay tuned and refresh for updates.

    To comment on this article and other NCRM content, visit our Facebook page.

    If you find NCRM valuable, would you please consider making a donation to support our independent journalism?

     

    Become a patron of breaking LGBTQ news

    Chip in $4 go

    Become a patron of breaking LGBTQ news

    Chip in $4 go

    Get the New Civil Rights Movement, delivered straight to your inbox!

    * indicates required

    Copyright © 2008-2018
    JM Media Holdings, Inc.

    The best of NCRM, delivered straight to your inbox