Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D., N.Y), who has been floated as a potential 2020 presidential candidate, is facing backlash from prominent female Democratic donors in Los Angeles after she called for then-Sen. Al Franken’s (D., Minn.) resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct back in December.
A pair of liberal clickbait sites retracted or made significant revisions to stories that initially claimed racist bots were the real reason Al Franken resigned from the Senate.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) and a group of female Democratic lawmakers are planning to wear black to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address later this month in order to stand in solidarity with the #TimesUp and other movements shining a light on sexual assault and harassment.
Comedian Bill Maher tweeted a recreation of an infamous photo of former Democratic Sen. Al Franken groping a woman while on a return flight home from a USO tour in 2006.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken (Minn.) formally resigned from office on Tuesday, nearly a month after he initially announced his departure following multiple groping allegations.