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Bill Clinton says Al Franken’s ouster was a ‘grievous’ mistake and questions sexual misconduct allegations against him

Former President Bill Clinton suggested that former Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, should not have been forced from office earlier this year amid mounting sexual misconduct allegations. "I think it's a grievous thing to take away from the people a decision they have made," Clinton said.

9 members of Congress who were forced out of office by sexual misconduct scandals

Nine members of the 115th US Congress have had to step down after allegations of sexual misconduct against them became public — four Democrats and five Republicans. This wave of scandals coincided with the #MeToo movement, a national conversation on workplace sexual harassment.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and host Meghan McCain

Meghan McCain pushes Kirsten Gillibrand to explain her change of heart about Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky

"The View" host Meghan McCain pressed Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to explain her recent change of heart concerning Bill Clinton's fitness to serve.
Senator Al Franken (D-MN)

Al Franken just finally announced when he will resign

Sen. Al Franken will resign on January 2, 2018, nearly a month after announcing his intent to leave in the wake of several accusations of sexual misconduct.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Franken listens during confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch in Washington

Senate Democrats: Al Franken could have waited out an ethics investigation if he wanted

"I think if he had decided to stay, he would have found a lot of support," said Sheldon Whitehouse in regard to Al Franken's coming resignation from Congress.
Sens. Patrick Leahy and Al Franken

Top Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy says he regrets calling on Al Franken to resign

Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy told Business Insider that he regrets calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign earlier this month amid sexual misconduct allegations.

Kids on ‘SNL’ ask Santa if Trump, Roy Moore, and Al Franken are on the naughty list

Elsewhere on the episode, sexual harassers apologized to their victims, and Michael Che went undercover as a liberal white woman.
"Morning Joe" hosts Mike Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough.

‘Morning Joe’ host Mika Brzezinski questions the #MeToo movement: Do ‘all women need to be believed?’

"Morning Joe" cohost Mika Brzezinski on Friday cast doubt on the veracity of the allegations made by Al Franken's sexual harassment accusers.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and fellow Democratic women senators

Democrats are setting themselves up perfectly to pummel Republicans on sexual harassment in 2018

Democrats have "seized the moral high ground" in their response to alleged sexual misconduct in their own ranks — and that spells trouble for the GOP.
Al Franken.

Some conservatives are starting to come to Al Franken’s defense, saying he was taken out by a ‘lynch mob’

Al Franken found some unlikely defenders after it became clear he would resign from his seat following a bevy of sexual harassment allegations.