The Daily 202: Push for Al Franken’s resignation shows importance of women in Congress - News Summed Up

The Daily 202: Push for Al Franken’s resignation shows importance of women in Congress


Women still account for less than 1 in 5 of the representatives in the House, and there are three times as many Democratic women (62) as Republican women (21). He said he will reimburse the Treasury with his own money, but GOP leaders aren’t trying to push him out. The first House Democrat to call for Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to resign criticized her Republican colleagues for this:Has a single House Republican called on Rep. Blake Farenthold to resign? ADDITIONAL FALLOUT:-- The women of the Senate hope Franken’s resignation will pave the way for an actual culture change — rather than a return to business as usual. Sean Sullivan reports: “Rep.


Source: Washington Post December 07, 2017 13:25 UTC


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