Former Senator Al Franken is confronted with claims of sexual misconduct by the ninth woman who says he touched her in 2006


Stephanie Kemplin

The 41-year-old army doctor says Franken grabbed her breast when the two posed for a photo at a USO event in Kuwait in December 2003. Kemplin is a registered Republican who voted for Trump in the presidential election.

& # 39; I remember clenching and how you just blushed. And I remember thinking, "Is he going to move his hand? Was it an accident? Was he going to move his hand?", She said. & # 39; He has never moved his hand. & # 39;

Anonymous former former New England elected civil servant

A former Selectboard president from a New England city says she was invited to participate in a live recording of Franken & # 39; s radio show in the spring of 2006. After her interview, she says Franken shook her hand, pulled her close and then kissed her cheek with violence.

& # 39; It was on stage for a full theater, & # 39; she said. & # 39; It was insidious. It was clearly visible and yet nobody saw it. & # 39;


Leann Tweeden

The anchor news anchor in Los Angeles says Franken kissed her with tongue and then joked & # 39; felt her breasts during a USO tour in 2006.

& # 39; He came to me, put his hand on my back of the head, stamped his lips against mine and aggressively stuck his tongue in my mouth, & # 39; Tweeden wrote. & # 39; I felt disgusted and violated. & # 39;

There is also a damn photo of Franken groping her with a naughty grin while she slept in a military plane

Anonymous 38-year-old book editor

This Franken prosecutor says she met Franken in the Minnesota Women & # 39; s Political Caucus in June 2007 and grabbed her back while the two took a photo during the event. She describes herself as liberal.



This prosecutor says she was 21 years old in 2008 when she met Francs at a Democratic fundraiser in Minneapolis. She says Franken grabbed her ass and later suggested that the two go to the bathroom together.

& # 39; My immediate reaction was disgust, & # 39; she said, & # 39; but my secondary reaction was disappointment. & # 39;

Anonymous congress assistant

A former campaign worker said Franken & # 39; tried to kiss her with violence & # 39; after a recording of his radio program in 2006. She remembered to stoop to avoid him, and when she tried to leave, Franken told her: & # 39; It is my right as an entertainer. & # 39;

Tina Dupuy


The former congresswoman wrote an op-ed in the Atlantic entitled & # 39; I believe the prosecutors of Franks because he also touched me & & # 39 ;.

Her meeting came during a Media Matters for America party during the first Obama inauguration weekend in January 2009. While posing for a photo with Franks, she remembered that he immediately put his hand on my waist and a handful of meat grabbed. I froze. Then he squeezed. At least twice. & # 39;

Lindsey Menz

Staying home mom Lindsey Menz says Franken grabbed her ass when her husband took a photo of her and the senator at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. She described herself as a Republican who voted for Trump in the presidential election. However, she voted for Democrats, including the Minnesota Senate, Amy Klobuchar. She cannot remember whether she voted for Franken, but she thinks so. She now lives in Texas.

Anonymous assistant to the senator in Washington


A ninth prosecutor came forward in September 2019 and accused Franken of groping her buttocks while posing for photos at an event in 2006.

The prosecutor told New York magazine that the attack occurred when she worked as an assistant to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Washington) at an event where Franken, who was currently exploring a senate run in Minnesota, was a guest speaker.

The woman, identified only as a military veteran and a senior employee at a large progressive organization, said she was taking a photo with Francs when he put his hand on my a ** & # 39; explained.

The woman said she hadn't told anything about the incident for years out of shame and concern about the consequences for her career.

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