“I feel terribly that I’ve made some women feel badly and for that I’m sorry.”
Aides reportedly says senator has no plans to resign over sexual allegations.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken's sexual-misconduct woes became a campaign issue in the Minnesota governor's race this week as new allegations of groping involving two more women surfaced.
At least four women have accused the Minnesota senator of inappropriately touching them.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., issued an apology to the people of his state Thursday and said he was "committed to regaining their trust" after four women accused him of groping them in separate incidents between 2006 and 2010.
WASHINGTON, Nov 24 — US Senator and former Saturday Night Live star Al Franken, accused of groping women, issued a fresh apology yesterday after new complaints of inappropriate behaviour emerged this week.
Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., apologized after allegations of unwanted touching or other contact, and pledged to work to regain the trust of Minnesotans.