PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Franken resigning over misconduct allegations

Clip: 12/07/2017 | 4m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, Sen. Al Franken is resigning in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, after dozens of colleagues from his own party demanded the Minnesota Democrat step down. He insisted some of the allegations are false. Also, there's word that Rep. Trent Franks is also resigning amid reports that he also faces allegations of sexual misconduct.

Aired: 12/07/17

Rating: NR

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