Full list: 16 Democratic senators call for Franken to resign

Written by Lisa

A wave of Democratic officials called on Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign Wednesday over numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.

Here is the full list:

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York:

“While Senator Franken is entitled to have the Ethics Committee conclude its review, I believe it would be better for our country if he sent a clear message that any kind of mistreatment of women in our society isn’t acceptable by stepping aside to let someone else serve,” Gillibrand said in a Facebook post.

Sen. Marie Hirono of Hawaii:

“Today, I am calling on my colleague Al Franken to step aside. I’ve struggled with this decision because he’s been a good Senator and I consider him a friend. But that cannot excuse his behavior and his mistreatment of women,” Hirono wrote on Twitter.

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri:

Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire:

Sen. Kamala Harris of California:

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington:

Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin:

Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania:

Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana:

Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio:

Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan:

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota:

Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts:

Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado:

Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington:

Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois:


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