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Sen. Al Franken is retiring at the 2. January
Minnesota legislature strengthened in the midst of the sexual misconduct allegations.
US sen. Al Franken, staff and supporters in Minneapolis, adopted on Thursday evening, at his first public appearance in Minnesota since sexual harassment is accused of.
Franc is officially reported to step down from the Senate on Tuesday with his successor – Minnesota Lt. Gov., Tina Smith – scheduled to Wednesday, a complete Franken-term, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune sworn in.
The Democrat, a former “Saturday Night Live” writer and performer said he did not know what to expect when he first ran for office, “and, of course, not Minnesotans.”
I’ve decided it’s time to tell my story. #MeToohttps://t. co/TqTgfvzkZg
— Leeann Tweeden (@LeeannTweeden) November 16, 2017
Franken thanked his wife, Franni, his family, and his staff, as well as Minnesota’s senior senator, Democrat Amy Klobuchar. He said he still feels like “the luckiest kid in the world.”
Francs, announced, stepping back. Dec. 7, a day after the seventh allegation of sexual harassment emerged against him.
The following, the development, calling for a choir of female Democratic senators-including New York, Kirsten Gillibrand and California, Kamala Harris — in his resignation, effectively forcing his departure.
Franc farewell will come about seven months after the publication of his latest book, “Al Franken: giant of the Senate.”
Fox News’ Joseph Weber and the Associated Press contributed to this story.