Republicans are coming to the defense of Al Franken. The embattled Democratic senator from Minnesota, who is expected to address multiple allegations of sexual misconduct made against him in a speech on the Senate floor Thursday morning, received some unexpected cover from several prominent conservatives. Let’s not have any chance to have a hearing. Let’s just lynch him, because when we get done lynching him, we’ll be so pure.”Eight women have come forward with allegations that Franken sexually harassed them over the years. The tipping point for Democrats appeared to come Wednesday after a woman said that Franken tried to forcibly kiss her after a taping of a radio show in 2006.
Source: Huffington Post December 07, 2017 15:33 UTC