Al Franken, the Democratic senator and admitted groper who should have been made to resign weeks ago because there's never just one, idiots, is to resign.
The announcement came after dozens of Democrats called on him to resign.
He is the most prominent political figure to resign amid a wave of sexual misconduct allegations.
"Today I am announcing that in the coming weeks I will be resigning as a member of the United States senate," he told his colleagues on Thursday.
"I may be resigning my seat but I am not giving up my voice."
The former Saturday Night Live comedian and two-term senator has apologised to several women who have accused him of groping and sexual harassment, but he faced mounting pressure to resign after a new allegation emerged on Wednesday.
CNN is suing President Donald Trump and various White House aides over the administration’s ban on chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta.
Kyrsten Sinema, the apparent winner in Arizona’s Senate race, is the first Democrat to win that vote for decades.
“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith said of a supporter who praised her. Hyde-Smith is facing a run-off election; her opponent is a black man. "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row"- Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith says in […]
In case you hadn’t noticed from the sleigh bell-heavy music and the hues on your Starbucks cup, the holiday season hasn’t shown any more patience this year. But that doesn’t need to be a bad thing, especially if you’re hoping to get a jump on your shopping. Retailers aren’t waiting til Black Friday to dish […]
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