Trump tweets against Al Franken: 'Where do his hands go?'

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Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles news anchor, revealed on Thursday that Franken, a comedian at the time, had taken a photo of her in 2006 where he grabbed her chest, smiling and posing for the camera, as she was asleep.

Some responded to Trump's tweets by citing the allegations against the president. The Fox News host then moved on to Moore, stating that the "president's critics" are hitting Trump for his lack of mention of the Alabama GOP Senate candidate.

But even putting all of that aside, whether the president understands this or not, Trump is playing a risky game here. "Can you imagine if he'd said something on an audiotape about grabbing part of a woman's anatomy?"

Her story, which is remarkably similar to the accounts shared by at least six other women who said the former president groped them during photo-ops between 2003 and 2016, is significant, because it is the first time a woman has come forward to accuse Mr Bush of unwanted touching while he was in office.

Sanders said Trump believes Moore should step aside if the allegations are true, but she would not say what the president would take as proof. Since then, Trump has repeatedly ignored reporters' questions about whether he believes Moore's numerous accusers, and therefore, whether he believes Moore should exit the race.

Lesley Stahl was the CBS reporter who Franken joked about raping in a skit on "Saturday Night Live".

Franken is quoted in New York Magazine as saying: "And, 'I give the pills to Lesley Stahl".

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What's Behind It: "Al Frankenstien"?

Last week, the Senate unanimously approved a bill that mandates sexual harassment training for all senators and their staffs.

"I'm sorry", said the senator, who skipped a series of votes Thursday. Me too! I know the difference between a man who once acted like a dick and a man who is a dick. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) as well as Franken, explaining that the Democrats don't look good right now even though they "have been on their high horse of late about sexual assault". In interviews on Thursday and Friday, Tweeden accepted the apology and said on "Good Morning America" that she was not calling for him to step down. "I didn't think he'd be as bad as he turned out to be", she said of Trump. "That's up to them".

Franken's alleged misconduct occurred not long after he had moved home to Minnesota from NY, and was already positioning himself to run for Senate in 2008, a race that he narrowly won after a recount. Trump has denied the assault allegations and accused the women of lying.

They also serve a distinct political goal: expanding the focus from alleged sexual actions by a Republican candidate to Democrats as well, effectively making the topic of sexual harassment a bipartisan liability. Third, in the Mary Shelley story, Frankenstein was the doctor, not the monster.

"Sexual harassment is never acceptable and must not be tolerated", Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, N.Y., said in a statement.

After Tweeden's accusations, Franken faced bipartisan calls for an ethics investigation.