"Initially this was part of a Senate Ethics Committee".
Following the wave of calls for his resignation, Franken's office said Wednesday afternoon that the senator will make an announcement on Thursday, though Franken's office did not specify the topic of the announcement.
Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton said on "Meet the Press Daily on MSNBC on Tuesday that he thought Frankin should step down".
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., did not immediately comment, but Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was among those calling for Franken to step aside.
According to CNN reporter Manu Raju, there was no indication yet what Franken will say.
President Trump is credibly accused of bad behavior by 19 women
"It shrunk me. It's like I was no longer a person, only ornamental", Ms. Dupuy wrote in her article.
The group of seven women senators made their statements in unison on Wednesday morning, although not all of the female Senate Democrats joined them. We as elected leaders should absolutely be held to a higher standard, not a lower standard, and we should fundamentally be valuing women.
"I have been shocked and disappointed to learn over the last few weeks that a colleague I am fond of personally has engaged in behavior toward women that is unacceptable", Ms. Gillibrand said. She saw Mr. Franken, Minnesota Democrat, at the party and asked for a photo.
"I believe it is best for Senator Franken to resign", she wrote on Twitter. Later, other women said the senator groped their buttocks during photo opportunities, when he was either campaigning or in office.
Franken, in a statement, said the idea he would claim such conduct as a right as an entertainer was "preposterous".
Franken denied the allegations from his former aide and called them "categorically not true". Could it be because they have been supporting alleged child molester Roy Moore and are led by President Donald Trump, a man who has faced his own multiple allegations of sexual misconduct?
For his part, Franken has apologized for the earlier incidents, but has shown no signs of plans to give up his seat.
But since Apple Pay Cash transactions happen on Messages, you might presume it's only limited to iPhones and iPads. And since there's no Touch ID, much less Face ID, you'll have to key in your passcode the old-fashioned way.
"But Cal Fire suspects the true number is hundreds more; firefighters just haven't been able to get into areas to know for sure". Fixed-wing aircraft are unable to fly and gusts of up to 45 miles per hour are being felt, LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said .
Rainfall at most places with isolated heavy rainfall very likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next three days. The body said that there would be increased wave action in areas like Shivaji Park, Dadar and Cadell Road.
Maxine Peake's character appears to be running from a killer robot dog that's more Boston Robotics than Aibo . With " Hang the DJ ", Black Mirror is finally tackling the occasional nightmare that is online dating.
Supermoons do not take place every month because the moon's orbit changes orientation as the Earth rotates around the sun. You may have noticed a full moon this weekend but there was something even more special or "super" about it.
On December 4, Alphabet-owned YouTube announced to expand its team of reviewers to manage extremist, violent content by 2018. Google is going on a hiring spree to try to stamp out offensive videos and comments on YouTube .
When you order a greasy Pizza Hut pie, you will be able to order six packs of Anheuser-Busch beers for $10.99 apiece. It's still undecided whether or not Pizza Hut will deliver full bottles of wine or single servings.
That commission, chaired by International Olympic Committee member Denis Oswald, was tasked with handling individual cases. The IOC ruled on Tuesday that the Russian Federation will be barred from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Peyoncheng.
The 970 is paired with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage and comes in an attractive metal body that is just 6.79 mm thick. At an event in London today where it launched the 7X ( review ), Honor has now globally launched the V10 as the View10.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to return as a Chennai Super Kings player in the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League. However in the meeting it was discussed that teams could retain not more than than three Indian and two foreign players.
They would then attempt to kill Theresa May armed with a suicide vest, pepper spray and knife in the chaotic aftermath. British police had foiled a plot to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May , reported by Sky News on Tuesday.
Continued airline growth, profits seen for 2018
Cargo revenues will continue to do well in 2018, reaching $59.2bn, up 8.6 per cent from expected 2017 revenues of $54.5bn. The demand mean for global air freight in October slowed from the 9.2 percent annual growth reported in September .