Al Franken apologizes after radio anchor says he forcibly kissed her, took lewd photo

A female radio host claims Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., made a lewd gesture while she was sleeping aboard a military plane on her way home from a USO tour several years ago.
1:02 | 11/16/17

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If there are these new allegations today of sexual misconduct now being leveled against senator Al Franken of Minnesota. This allegedly occurred before Franken joined the senate back in 2009. Lee and Sweden and anchor for KABC radio in Los Angeles says that Franken in 2006. Forcibly kissed her while rehearsing a skit for a USO tour while in Afghanistan. Sweden says he repeatedly tried to rehearse a kiss in the skit. In an article today between writes that Franken mashed his lips against mine and aggressively stuck his tongue in my mouth. Also a photo has surfaced today showing Sweden asleep on the flight back home. And it reveals Franken groping her Sweden says she felt violated all over again and asks how could anyone think. That this is funny late this morning senator Franken did issue a statement he said I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same why. But arsons send my sincerest apologies to Lee wit to Leann. As for the photo it was clearly intended to be funny but wasn't I shouldn't have done it.

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