Questions loom over Franken ethics probe

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The Senate Ethics Committee is poised to investigate sexual harassment allegations against a sitting senator for the first time in more than two decades.

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Mar 22

Dem group: House Intelligence Committee ignored most Trump-Russia links

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A new study by a Democratic-aligned group says that the House Intelligence Committee's probe into Russian election interference ignored most links between President Trump's campaign and Moscow.The report - by the C...

Mar 4

Senate Intel member distances from House committee on approach to Russia probe

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A senator on the Senate Intelligence Committees said his committee is working on the Russia investigation "on a bipartisan basis," unlike the House Intelligence Committee.Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) said on Sunday th...

Jan 29

Warner: New documents ‘opened a lot of new questions’ in Senate’s Russia probe

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said new documents have raised more questions in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian election interference.Warner, the top Democrat on the committee, ...

Jan 2

Franken makes Senate resignation official

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) officially submitted his resignation on Tuesday after being pressured late last year to step down in the face of sexual misconduct allegations."I am grateful to Minnesotans for giving me t...

Dec 10

Lewandowski: ‘I’m not convinced Al Franken is going to resign from the Senate’

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Corey Lewandowski said Sunday he's unsure if Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will actually leave the Senate, despite the senator's announcement he was resigning in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations."I'm not convi...

Dec 7

Franken: 'Irony' that I'm leaving Senate while the president is a man who has bragged about history of sexual assault

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said Thursday there is some "irony" in the fact that he is resigning his Senate seat while a man who has "bragged" about his history of sexual assault is president."I of all people am awar...

Dec 7

Al Franken’s swift fall: A timeline

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) resigned from the Senate on Thursday, a day after more than half the Democratic caucus called for him to step down over accusations from multiple women of groping and sexual misconduct.The...

Dec 7

Democrats turn on Al Franken

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is expected to resign from office Thursday, one day after his Democratic colleagues turned decisively against him over allegations of groping and other sexual misconduct.In a dizzying turn...

Dec 6

DNC chair: Al Franken should resign from the Senate


DNC Chairman Tom Perez called Wednesday for the resignation of Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), amid a growing number of sexual misconduct allegations centered around the senator.Perez statement on Twitter came shortly a...

Nov 30

Senate Ethics Committee opens 'preliminary inquiry' into Franken allegations

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and others urged for the committee to look into his past behavior.

Nov 27

Franken on groping allegations: 'This will not happen again'

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told reporters Monday that he will work to regain people's trust following allegations of sexual misconduct against him, and vowed "this will not happen again going forward.""I know I'm go...

Nov 17

White House: Difference between Franken, Trump allegations is Franken 'admitted wrongdoing'

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The White House said Friday that one key difference between the allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and those against President Trump is that the senator "has admitted wrongdoing....

Nov 16

McConnell: Ethics Committee should review Franken allegations

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is calling on the Senate Ethics Committee to review allegations that Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) kissed and groped a woman without her consent in 2006."As with all credi...

Nov 16

Al Franken accuser to appear on DC radio Thursday

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The Los Angeles radio anchor who has accused Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) of groping her while she was asleep will be a guest on Larry O'Connor's Washington, D.C.-based WMAL radio show Thursday afternoon....

Nov 4

House committee to question former Trump bodyguard over Russia dossier: report


The House Intelligence Committee is set to question President Trump's former bodyguard of two decades on the details of Trump's 2013 trip to Moscow, as well as the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, ...

Jul 19

Senate Intelligence chairman avoiding White House during Russia investigation

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The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said that he would be limiting his trips to the White House while the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is...

Jul 10

Trump Jr.: I'm 'happy' to speak with Senate Intelligence Committee

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Donald Trump Jr. on Monday said he's "happy" to speak to the Senate Intelligence Committee about a meeting he attended last year with a Russian lawyer who promised to provide comprising information about then-D...

May 31

Watch Live: Sen. Al Franken town hall

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Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will participate in a town hall discussion with Bob Cusack, editor in chief of The Hill, and Julie Mason, host of "The Press Pool" on SiriusXM's POTUS Politics channel, on Wednesday.Franke...

May 12

Senate committee asks deputy AG, acting FBI head for briefing on Russia

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The Senate Judiciary Committee wants Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to brief its members on the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the election.Committee Cha...

Apr 2

Top Intelligence committee Dem: Too early to draw conclusions on Russia probe

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Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said it is too early to definitely conclude that members of President Trump's campaign staff colluded with Russian associates.