Under pressure, Democratic Senator Franken to address calls to step down
Thursday, 7 December 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Al Franken will announce his decision to remain in or resign from the U.S. Senate on Thursday after facing intense pressure from members of his own party to step down following allegations of sexual misconduct.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Al Franken faced intense pressure from members of his own party on Wednesday to resign from the U.S. Senate over accusations of sexual misconduct. Minnesota Public Radio reported Franken would resign on Thursday. Franken’s office said in an email that no final...
On Wednesday the White House cranked up pressure on Democratic senators facing tough re-election fights to back secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo. Pompeo looked increasingly likely to face a rare.. Source: Wochit -