Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, Mazie Hirono, Maggie Hassan, Patty Murray, Kamala Harris, and Tammy Baldwin all released statements on Wednesday morning. "While he's entitled to an Ethics Committee hearing, I believe he should step aside to let someone else serve".
"I consider Senator Franken to be a friend and have enjoyed working with him in the Senate in our shared fight to help American families", Gillibrand said in a Facebook statement.
You can add DNC chair Tom Perez to the growing list, which also includes a growing number of Democrats in the Senate.
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., did not immediately comment, but Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was among those calling for Franken to step aside. He faces a Senate Ethics Committee investigation that arose from those allegations. The allegations of touching and attempted kisses date from when Franken was a comedian. Al Franken to step down.
"A big part of the national conversation we're having on sexual assault involves listening carefully and with respect to woman".
Franken, the second-term senator who was accused last month by Los Angeles radio personality LeeAnn Tweeden of groping her during a 2006 USO tour, has since been rocked with claims from women who say he grabbed their butts or breasts while posing for photos at events including the Minnesota State Fair.
Sexual harassment and misconduct should not be allowed by anyone and should not occur anywhere. A woman, not named by the news organization, said Franken tried to kiss her after her boss finished appearing on Franken's radio show in 2006.
On Twitter, Sen. Claire McCaskill wrote simply: "Al Franken should resign". And she says Franken told her: "It's my right as an entertainer". Franken denied the allegation telling Politico in a statement: "This allegation is categorically not true and the idea that I would claim this as my right as an entertainer is preposterous".
Mr. Franken has apologized for his behavior but he has disputed some of the allegations.
The Razorbacks have been scouring the coaching market since firing Bret Bielema on November 24 following a 4-8 season in 2017. He won 82 percent of his games and led Lake Travis High School to back-to-back, undefeated (16-0) state championship seasons.
Jeremy Hunt has told Facebook to "stay away from my kids" after it launched a new messaging app aimed at children. We put the Messenger Kids' proactive safety filters to the test and found that they weren't efficient enough.
Bitstamp, GDAX, itBit and Kraken are the constituent exchanges that now contribute the pricing data for calculating the BRR. The cryptocurrency is now trading at roughly $11,400, as per CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index (BPI ).
In the 12 days before the release date announcement, teasers for each of the six episodes were revealed. It's a lot to take in, but don't worry, it's a lot more clear once you break it down into episodes.
The Creek fire in the Kagel Canyon area above Sylmar and the Hansen Dam Recreation area was reported at 3:42 a.m. A second center is available to evacuees at the Sunland Senior Center at 8640 Fenwick Street.
He told police that he visited Levine on multiple occasions at a nearby hotel, where Levine asked him to remove his clothes. The conductor, known for his wild hair and revered for his musical talent, has won 10 Grammys and been nominated 37 times .
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Houthi fighters ride on the back of a truck during clashes with forces loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. It was not immediately possible to confirm the authenticity of the video, which was circulating widely on social media.
The fate of House of Cards , the political drama starring Spacey as scheming politician Frank Underwood, was initially unclear. Netflix has fully parted ways with Spacey, cancelling the " Gore " film it had in the pipeline that was set to star Spacey.
MS Dhoni reunion possible in IPL 2018
In the subsequent years, the franchises will be allowed to shell out Rs 82 crore (in 2019) and Rs 85 crore (in 2020). It is learnt that the franchise needs to include a minimum of three Indians among their five retained players.
Starbucks opens its largest location in China
Starbucks already operates more than 3,000 stores in the country and plans to increase that number to 5,000 by 2021. Now, almost 20 years later, China is Starbucks' fastest growing market, with a new store opening every 15 hours.
Airliner Witnessed North Korean Missile Test
The country has accelerated its missile programme this year, firing 23 missiles in 16 tests since February, according to reports. Cathay Pacific said it does not have images or video or the incident.
May travels to Brussels without Ireland deal
She said: "There are a couple of issues, some differences do remain which require further negotiation and consultation". The Irish prime minister said he is "surprised and disappointed" that there was no agreement in Brexit talks today .
India squad for South Africa Test series announced
Meanwhile, wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has also earned a recall, having last played against England in December a year ago . The squad features three uncapped players in Washington Sundar, Deepak Hooda and Basil Thampi.