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Senator Al Frankens Resignation Is Deeply Unfair

Sometime today, Al Franken will resign his Senate seat. The Democrats are hoping for a banner year, and from all indicators it looks like theyll have one, and I hope they doif they take back one house, this horrid Trump/GOP agenda is done for. But the Democrats 2018 is sure getting off to a dubious start. Franken should not be going. When he announced his resignation on December 7, I wrote a column saying that Democrats would come to regret what theyd done to him. Nevertheless, I wrote, his resignation…

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Al Franken resigns from Senate over sexual misconduct allegations

Minnesota Democrat becomes highest ranking politician to step down in wake of mounting accusations against men in Hollywood, media and politics Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday, becoming the highest-ranking US politician yet to step down in the wake of widening allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, Silicon Valley, the media and politics. Speaking on the Senate floor, Franken, who said he would quit in the coming weeks, said: All women deserve to be heard and their experiences taken seriously. But he said that his…

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RUH-ROH! Rep. Blackburn vows to blow lid off Congress’ harassment ‘hush fund’ & name names

When reports of accusations against Rep. John Conyers first surfaced it was discovered that Congress was using taxpayer money to settle harassment claims. As Twitchy reported yesterday, some members of Congress in both parties are introducing a bill everybody should get behind that would end that practice, and then some. Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn, one of the bill’s co-sponsors, doubled down today on a vow to blow the lid off this particular practice: Using taxpayer dollars to settle sexual harassment claims against members of Congress is disgusting. We're going to…

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DAMN SON! Ann Coulter uses Franken’s own words to BLAST him, and it’s just brutal

Franken apologist Twitter is officially our least favorite new Twitter, especially those claiming it was just a joke or that since his left hand isn’t touching a boob it wasn’t really sexual assault. We’re convinced folks living in largely blue areas of the US are eating paint chips on purpose. Ann Coulter used Franken’s own words to slam the senator and it was troll PERFECTION: Franken: “It was clearly intended to be funny but wasn’t.” Pretty much summarizes his whole career. pic.twitter.com/UZCQNkymwv — Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) November 16, 2017 Ba-dum-bum.…

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Billy Baldwin Fires Back at Donald Trump Jr., Accuses His Father of Sexual Harassment

On Wednesday night, Donald Trump Jr., the son of the president whose likes include hair gel, Drakkar Noir, flirting with WikiLeaks, the alt-right, and greeting his besuited bros with Wassup?!, sent a tweet out to his 2.2 million Twitter followers linking to a Huffington Post piece about two more women accusing Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) of groping. It was accompanied by the message: Talk amongst yourselves: Two more women accuse Sen Al Franken of inappropriate touching. The startling revelation that Don Jr. is a big fan of Coffee Talk with…

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DoucheBAGGETTE Chelsea Handler defends Franken, calls accusations ‘unfair Repub bullsh*t’

Our political pervs aren’t as gross as your political pervs Twitter is literally the worst thing ever. EVER. Sorry, but asking @alfranken to resign without asking Roy Moore or @realDonaldTrump to resign based on all accusations= unfair republican bullshit. You do not rule the world @realDonaldTrump. The world simply made a mistake. — Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 23, 2017 If your political views keep you from holding all people accountable for being sexual predators you probably need to re-examine your views. Chelsea, this is so gross. "Just ignore the 2,035 allegations…

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After Al Franken and Roy Moore, We Are Dangerously Close to Botching the #MeToo Moment

The #MeToo moment is in a far more delicate place than headlines would lead one to believe. The New York Times October 5th bombshell on Harvey Weinsteins myriad sexually predatory offenses set off a cultural chain reaction that feels truly important or scary or both, depending on who you ask. Women in Hollywood stood up and shared their stories of sexual misconduct. And then women in the media did, women in the art world did, women in politics did, women in comedy did, and so on. It was as if…

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‘I was stalked and harassed by Al Franken’: Another alleged victim steps forward

As Twitchy told you, Leeann Tweeden said today that she’d heard from another alleged sexual harassment victim of Al Franken. Could conservative writer Melanie Morgan be who she was referring to? Yes, it’s true. I was stalked and harassed by Al Franken. I will have details @MediaEqualizer shortly. — Melanie Morgan (@MelMorgan1350) November 16, 2017 Yikes. So it begins.. https://t.co/SJCj8HEe5b — WhigsnTwigs (@WhigsnTwigs) November 16, 2017 When it rains, it pours I guess…😳 https://t.co/qBLmZDbzHe — I’m Peculiar! (@Pqlyur1) November 16, 2017 Read more: https://twitchy.com/sarahd-313035/2017/11/16/i-was-stalked-and-harassed-by-al-franken-another-alleged-victim-steps-forward/

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