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Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:34 AM

Could Al Franken Make a Comeback? Amy Klobuchar Said Former Senator Has A Third Act


Could Al Franken Make a Comeback? Amy Klobuchar Said Former Senator Has A Third Act
By Marie Solis On 4/15/18 at 2:43 PM EDT


There may be more to come for former Senator Al Franken, who resigned his post in January after facing sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.

At Sunday’s TimesTalk panel for women senators — which featured Senators Susan Collins, Joni Ernst, Heidi Heitkamp and Amy Klobuchar — Klobuchar said she expects her former colleague and friend to make a comeback.

“He’s had two acts and he’s still going to have a third,” Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, told the crowd about Franken.

The Minnesota Democrat said she’s stayed in touch with Franken, and spoke to him just this weekend.

Klobuchar didn’t join the cohort of Democrats who called for Franken to step down in December, when a photo of Franken apparently grabbing a woman’s breasts resurfaced. The photo led to a landslide of accusations from women who said they’d been groped or otherwise harassed by the congressman, who’d built a reputation partly based on his support for women’s equality.

Despite criticism from some that Franken had been forced out, Klobuchar maintained that Franken had made his own choice, one informed by the calculation that the allegations against him would make it difficult to do his job in the Senate.

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Reply Could Al Franken Make a Comeback? Amy Klobuchar Said Former Senator Has A Third Act (Original post)
babylonsister Apr 2019 OP
manor321 Apr 2019 #1
LakeArenal Apr 2019 #2
OnDoutside Apr 2019 #4
NewJeffCT Apr 2019 #9
LakeArenal Apr 2019 #10
hlthe2b Apr 2019 #3
marble falls Apr 2019 #7
aikoaiko Apr 2019 #5
marble falls Apr 2019 #6
LakeArenal Apr 2019 #8
Wounded Bear Apr 2019 #11

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:35 AM

1. He should get a 30 minute weekend show on MSNBC. Would be awesome.

 

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:40 AM

2. This again a misleading comment...

“when a photo of Franken apparently grabbing a woman’s breasts resurfaced.”

It was a fake boob grab. A vaudeville act.
Nothing more. When Tweedin was actually photographed touching a singer’s butt.

BS Then. BS now.

The want the narrative that Al was the aggressor. He was not.

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Response to LakeArenal (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:43 AM

4. Well said.

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Response to LakeArenal (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:58 AM

9. 7 other women came forward

it wasn't just Tweeden, who accepted Franken's apology.

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #9)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 10:31 AM

10. Seven claims.

No ethics investigation.



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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:43 AM

3. A far better response than the one who led the charge, I'll say that.

How's that fund-raising going, Gillibrand? Eh?

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #3)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:50 AM

7. Hubris is real.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:46 AM

5. I hope so.


I hope its elected office.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:49 AM

6. My prayer. I would suport his run for the White House! I hope he goes back into the Senate at ....

the least or the Govenor's office.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 09:52 AM

8. Amen❣️🙏🏻

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 10:32 AM

11. We sure as hell could use him...

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