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U.S. Senator Al Franken is in hot water for forcibly kissed a woman and later groping her as she slept during a USO trip in 2006. Franken, who was not a senator at the time, issued an apology statement.

On Thursday, a woman named Leeann Tweeden accused Franken of forcibly kissing her and later groping her while she was asleep during a 2006 tour to entertain U.S. troops, the BBC reports. Tweeden also produced a photo of Franken smiling as he appeared to be groping her breasts while she was asleep. Franken was a comedian at the time and did not enter politics until two years later.—More…

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NATIONAL   STEVEN ERTELT   NOV 17, 2017   |  11:46AM   WASHINGTON, DC

U.S. Senator Al Franken is in hot water for forcibly kissed a woman and later groping her as she slept during a USO trip in 2006. Franken, who was not a senator at the time, issued an apology statement.

On Thursday, a woman named Leeann Tweeden accused Franken of forcibly kissing her and later groping her while she was asleep during a 2006 tour to entertain U.S. troops, the BBC reports. Tweeden also produced a photo of Franken smiling as he appeared to be groping her breasts while she was asleep. Franken was a comedian at the time and did not enter politics until two years later.



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