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Why former Sen. Al Franken says he regrets his resignation

Clip: 07/22/2019 | 7m 32s

In 2017, Leann Tweedon accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of forcing a kiss on her a decade before. Seven additional women soon came forward with allegations of unwanted contact. Many Democratic senators demanded his resignation, and he complied. Now, a new article revisits Franken's resignation, which he says he regrets. AEI's Norm Ornstein, a long-time Franken friend, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 07/22/19

Rating: NR

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