[VIDEO] The Democrat Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, was on CNN with host Jake Trapper. Trapper wanted to know how the Senator felt about the sexual harassment charges against Al Franken. He also asked what <r. Sanders thought Senator Franken should do. Apparently, Mr. Sanders thinks that if you win the popularity contest, you should not be held accountable for your actions. You can watch that unfold right here. Geez.
As Written By David Rutz for the Washington Free Beacon:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) did not give a direct response Sunday when asked whether Sen. Al Franken (D., Minn.) should step down following an accusation of sexual misconduct, although he suggested he wouldn’t resign since “Al is a very popular senator.”
CNN host Jake Tapper addressed the scandal gripping Franken on “State Of The Union.”
A Los Angeles-based radio anchor wrote Franken aggressively kissed her without consent during a USO tour in 2006, and she also published a photo of Franken apparently groping her breasts while she slept. Franken apologized, and he said he would cooperate with an ethics investigation.
Sanders, who caucuses with the Democrats, issued a statement agreeing Franken should be investigated and called any sexual harassment “completely unacceptable.”
“Do you think Al Franken should resign?” Tapper asked.
“I think that’s a decision for Al Franken and the people of the state of Minnesota,” Sanders said. “My understanding is that Al is a very popular senator. People in Minnesota think that he is doing a good job, and his political future will rest with the people of Minnesota.”
Tapper also brought up ……
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