Transcript for Sen. Al Franken to resign from Senate amid sexual harassment allegations
Over the last few weeks a number. Of women have come forward to talk about how they felt my actions. At affected them. I was I was shocked. I was upset. But in responding to their claims I also wanted to be respectful. Of that broader conversation. Because all women deserve to be heard. And their experiences. Taken seriously. Serving and the United States senate has been a great honor of my life. I know in my heart that. Nothing I have done as a senator. Nothing. Has brought this honor on. On this institution. And I am confident. That the ethics committee would agree. Nevertheless today I am announcing. That in the coming weeks. I will be resigning as a member of the United States senate.
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