Al Franken Victim Leeann Tweeden Responds to Democrat's Resignation

Al Franken Victim Leeann Tweeden Responds to Democrat's Resignation

Leeann Tweeden, who in November alleged the comedian-turned-lawmaker groped her chest and forcibly kissed her during a USO tour in 2006, shared her feelings about Franken's decision with CNN reporter MJ Lee.

Following Sen. Al Franken's (D-MN) speech announcing his resignation over sexual misconduct allegations, one of his accusers said Thursday she was disappointed that Franken is still pushing back against the allegations.

"I have to say that I am so sad and appalled at his lack of response and him owning up to what he did", Stephanie Kemplin told MSNBC, according to a clip flagged by The Daily Caller.

"He's taking no ownership, and I just feel that he's calling all of us liars", she told the outlet. If you are a woman who felt violated by Al Franken, you think that's somehow reassuring to you, that makes it better? "It's a lose-lose situation", Tweeden told CNN. He also took parting shots at Mr. Trump and Mr. Moore for facing their own allegations of sexual misconduct while still receiving their party's support.

The eight women who accused Franken triggered an avalanche of calls to step down by fellow Democratic senators on Wednesday, after which Franken's office announced his plans to give a Thursday resignation address.

"Justice to me would be him owning up to what he did and him to stop trying to pass the buck to individuals who possibly committed the same things, possibly more heinous, than what he's done", she concluded.