Franken: “I can’t go anywhere without people reminding me of this, usually with some version of ‘You shouldn’t have resigned.’”
Franken did not discuss the facts and circumstances that led to his resignation from the Senate, as he has not in any forum since his resignation
“I can’t explain it right now,” he said. “There will be a certain point I give my first interview, and when it happens, I think you’ll understand.”
It’s been nearly a year and a half since Al Franken resigned as a senator, after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
The ‘Veep’ star held forth on #MeToo, Al Franken, and political correctness.
“That guy was wacky. Boy, did he fold up like a wet rag,” Trump told a rally in Rochester, Minn., — to cheers.
Nelson had returned donations from Franken’s PAC tied to this election cycle shortly after allegations against him emerged, but kept others until now.
“Well, see, if I say anything there you will put it in the story,” he said. “I don’t know. I haven’t ruled it out, and I haven’t ruled it in.”
“She is responsible for pushing…the comedian…Al Franken, whom I admire, to resign. In order to improve her chances.”
‘I wasn’t hearing any call from God,’ Bachmann said of her decision not to run.