In speech, Franken did himself and Minnesota proud


Eric Black Just a quick response to Al Franken’s brief, dignified Senate floor statement announcing his plans to resign:I thought he did himself and Minnesota proud, and I wish him well in what he implied would be continuing career as an activist for causes in which he believes.Some people will be bothered by the fact that he didn’t go beyond his previous comments about what he recalls doing and not doing in the instances in which he has been accused of improper touching and kissing of women without their consent. What he said on the Senate floor was: “Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others, were not as I remembered them.”Feel free to be bothered.Personally, I appreciated the tone and substance of his statement....

In speech, Franken did himself and Minnesota proud

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