Tina Dupuy, one of the women who accused Al Franken of groping her, was on CNN today to give her reaction to the speech the senator gave yesterday to announce his resignation. Ever since Franken confirmed his imminent step-down, there’s been a lot of conversation about whether his speech was sufficiently contrite and apologetic to his victims of sexual misconduct. Much of this has to do with the fact that Franken used his speech to take political shots at President Trump and Roy Moore, even as the senator pushed back on the accusations against himself. Alisyn Camerota asked Dupuy to respond to yesterday’s Continue reading "Al Franken Accuser Reacts to ‘Defiant’ Resignation Speech: ‘It Wasn’t an Apology’"
“I thought that he said to listen to women and then he talked about himself. It wasn’t an apology. It was very defiant”: One of Al Franken’s accusers responds to his resignation announcement https://t.co/29XdWaBaqR pic.twitter.com/7RaphCDkaI— New Day (@NewDay) December 8, 2017
“There’s been rumors swirling around him for years, at least in 2012,” the Republican said. “And if this turns out to be true, there won’t be that many people who are surprised.”Franks told Roll Call that a statement would be forthcoming. Following the story breaking, Franks was spotted on the House floor with other Republicans in what appeared to be a prayer circle.
A group of House Rs are on the house floor huddled in what appears to be a prayer circle with Rep. Trent Franks Continue reading "BREAKING: GOP Rep. Trent Franks Expected to Resign Amid Rumors of Inappropriate Behavior"