It is unfair that he will resign and Donald Trump, who has been accused of harassment, assault, or other sexual misconduct by more than a dozen women, will remain the president. "It was also quick; he knew exactly what he was doing", she added.
Army veteran Stephanie Kemplin, who saidFranken had groped her at a 2003 USOtourphoto shoot, told CNN that the senator's remarks on Thursday were "very hurtful". Franken has specifically denied at least one of the allegations, and has responded less clearly, or not at all, to others, ABC News reports.
"The first thing I want to do is apologize: to Leeann, to everyone else who was part of that tour, to everyone who has worked for me, to everyone I represent, and to everyone who counts on me to be an ally and supporter and champion of women. Nevertheless, today I am announcing that in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate", Franken said from the Senate floor.
"It wasn't an apology, it was very defiant", she said.
Sen. Franken (D-MN) was resigning after multiple women reported that he had groped or otherwise sexually harassed them.
"I'm disappointed with my friend Leeann Tweedon (sic)", Arnoldwrote on Twitter, alleging her partner at radio station KABC, John Phillips, and political lobbyist Roger Stone "coached her for weeks to bring Al Franken down..." "We were finally beginning to listen to women about the ways in which men's actions affect them", he said. "But I know who I really am".
"I think his resignation was the best for the integrity of the office, because there is no integrity if we're not holding everyone accountable".
The "people like me" line is a reference to Franken'sSaturday Night Live character Stuart Smalley, an awkward tv host who was known for stroking his own ego in a series called "Daily Affirmation". "The moment was long overdue. I was shocked. I was upset".
U.S. senator resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations
Then on Wednesday, Politico reported a former Democratic congressional aide said Franken tried to kiss her forcibly in 2006. Franken repeatedly emphasized his respect for women. "I would do it all over again in a heartbeat", he said.
McCollum said that as the state moves forward she is confident that Minn.
Franken was right about one thing: It is unfair (though not, perhaps, "an irony", as he put it) that he will leave the Senate and Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexually pursuing teenage girls, will probably enter it.
"He's taking no ownership, and I just feel that he's calling all of us liars", she told the outlet. "It said, 'You don't matter-and I do.' He wanted to cop a feel and he demonstrated he didn't need my permission".
New Portal Game Unveiled
This game will embrace the world of Valve's Portal franchise and will release - as a standalone title - on December 20th. Bridge Constructor originally released on PC in 2012 before coming to mobile devices and consoles.
The Governing Council meeting was attended by the members of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA). When news filtered in on Wednesday on IPL player retention, there was relief and joy in the Chennai Super Kings camp.
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Messi, however, believes they should have celebrated at least two victories. "It was never going to happen". Right now we're not far off, but there are better sides than us such as Brazil, Germany, France and Spain".
The company has a market capitalization of $768.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.38, a P/E/G ratio of 0.88 and a beta of -0.13. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its holdings in American Outdoor Brands by 260.4% in the third quarter.
Now the fact that the game has VI in the title means it is a continuation of the franchise, so it might not be a direct reboot. The SoulCalibur franchise debuted on December 20, 1996 on the original PlayStation with Soul Edge .
ACU was pushing a nuclear project in the Middle East that Flynn is said to have lobbied for while in the White House. Flynn said on a federal filing that he served as an advisor to the company between April 2015 and June 2016.
President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital city by establishing the American embassy to Israel there. The call with the pontiff was made at Abbas' initiative, the Associated Press reported , citing Vatican officials.
Mr Cummings said the source was "authentic, credible, and reliable", and offered to introduce the individual to Mr Gowdy. ACU Strategic Partners has declined comment or make Mr Copson available for an interview.
Director Bryan Singer sued for alleged rape of minor
Director Bryan Singer has been accused of raping a teenage boy at a yacht party in 2003, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday . Bryan Singer , who directed several films in the X-Men franchise, is alleged to have assaulted Cesar Sanchez-Guzman in Seattle.
UN Envoy Meets N. Korean Foreign Minister
Feltman's visit to the North was made known in Pyongyang's state media on Friday, South Korean television network SBS reported. Feltman was expected to leave Pyongyang on a North Korean Air Koryo passenger jet to land in Beijing on Saturday.
Brazos Valley seeing more flu cases this year
The CDC estimates that the flu virus has caused between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses in the US each year since 2010. Martindale has seen many patients this flu season that have taken the shot, that still caught the flu, the physician stated.
Found the oldest supermassive black hole
Astronomers believe that the black hole was formed in a universe which was about half neutral and half ionized. The black hole is even more puzzling because of what was happening in the universe at that time.
Alabama's Jeremy Pruitt set to take Tennessee gig
Twice Pruitt has been named a finalist for the Broyles Award, which goes annually to the top college football assistant coach. Prior to his time in Tuscaloosa, Pruitt served as the defensive coordinator at Georgia (2014-15) and Florida State (2013).
Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann issue warning to 7 counties
Transport networks face widespread disruption and power cuts are possible as a result of the extreme weather, the forecaster said. There will be potentially damaging gusts of up to 80mph there, with higher speeds possible across the Northern and Western Isles.