Capitol Hill reacts to the Al Franken allegations

Reaction from both parties continues to pour in after a female radio host claimed that Al Franken made a lewd gesture while she was sleeping aboard a military plane on her way home from a USO tour several years ago.
0:56 | 11/16/17

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Comment on these allegations against offering serious allegations they need to be investigated. Fitting Peter for US senate now. Not fitting behavior for anyone. You know I've glad to have the charge. And the Senate Armed Services Committee when we've licked his sexual assault in the military it's never an excuse for it there's never. Any way that you can defend it and it's it's very serious and he's reluctant he resigned. It needs to be looked and with regards to. What. We're hearing today with respect to it to my colleague and very disappointed. I support and in an ethics investigation this kind time kind of conduct should not be tolerated by anyone in public official should he resign. You know that's something I think we're gonna have to wait to see how it plays out on the ethics investigation which I support and I think that should move forward and that should be the determining factor. And they'll make that determination.

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