PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Tina Smith tapped to fill Franken's Senate seat

Clip: 12/13/2017 | 3m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Wednesday, Minnesota's Democratic lieutenant governor has been named to fill Sen. Al Franken's seat after he resigned amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Tina Smith plans to run for a permanent seat in next November's special election. Also, President Trump is facing new criticism after tweeting about Democratic Kirsten Gillibrand, including a scathing editorial from USA Today.

Aired: 12/13/17

Rating: NR

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