Democratic Senator Franken To Resign
Senator Al Franken announced he will resign from his seat in the coming weeks.
His decision follows allegations of sexual misconduct that surfaced recently.
Although an Ethics Committee was called to investigate the claims, Sen.
Franken has chosen to resign.
He stated on the Senate chamber floor that he could not effectively represent the people of Minnesota while participating with the committee.
A day before his announced, eight female Democratic senators called on him to resign..