Franken announced earlier this month that he meant to resign from the Senate after multiple women accused him of groping them without their consent. "I think if he had chose to stay, he would have found a lot of support". I will live by whatever decision and I will walk away thinking about this opportunity I've had while I was here. That's hypocrisy at the highest level I've ever seen in my life. "I look forward to working with her on ensuring a speedy and seamless transition", Franken said recently in a statement.
Following his announcement that he would resign from Congress, two Democratic senators said that Franken should not have stepped down before the Senate Ethics Committee had completed its investigation into the Minnesota Democrat.
"I'm Karin Housley and I'm running for U.S. Senate", she announces.
Samsung launches Galaxy A8 with dual front camera
RAM : While the Galaxy A8 2018 will come with 4GB RAM , the Galaxy A8+ 2018 will be available in 4GB and 6GB RAM versions. There is no information regarding the pricing and availability of the devices, Samsung will reveal more at the CES 2018.
Other Senators are, for the moment, sticking by their guns. I would watch closely for signs that that it will give him a pass.
However, keep in mind that the Senate Ethics Committee will take up Franken next year. "I will continue to stand up for the things I believe in as a citizen and as an activist". The rhetoric of "justice" will be employed, while simultaneously vowing to hunt down real "anti-woman" offenders (i.e., Republicans).
Gov. Mark Dayton's choice to replace Franken, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, is set to be sworn in January 3. Expect her to gain a speaker slot at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
A special election will be held in Minnesota to permanently fill the seat timed to next year's midterm elections in November. Franken was accused of sexual misconduct by several women.
Until Wednesday afternoon, Franken had not given a specific date for when he will resign.
Celtic's 69 Game Unbeaten Domestic Run Has Just Been Ended
Indeed, the 31-year-old's own unbeaten domestic sequence is even longer than the 19 months Celtic had enjoyed collectively. It's a big thank you to the players for what we've done. "If the pitch was better we might have kept it better".
MLS included Nashville on a short-list of four bidders for the two expansion teams that are scheduled to begin playing by 2020. Reports out of Cincinnati and from the Mercury News in California point to Cincinnati as the next to win an expansion team.
Another match was added to the pay-per-view later on in the night. "They deserve their own match at Royal Rumble ". For most of 2017, there has been one rumor that constantly simmered: the Women's Royal Rumble .
Running back Isaiah Crowell slammed through a hole at left guard for 59 yards on the first play after the turnover on downs. The Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns have a ton in common as they head into their Week 15 matchup in Cleveland.
Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable have the best odds of dethroning at +370 and in second place is The New Day at +410. The Usos odds have shortened to -140 to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Championship in a Fatal Fourway.
Lewis accepted the job on January 14, 2003, when the Bengals were coming off the worst season in franchise history (2-14). Asked about the report during pregame warm-ups by a reporter for the team website, Lewis said there was "nothing to it".
Ben Roethlisberger hit Jesse James for what appeared to be a 10-yard touchdown, but a review showed James lost possession. Brown left in obvious pain after getting his left leg tangled up with a pair of New England defenders.
The snow line dips lower in elevation, as the major coastal cities in OR and Washington will remain above freezing during the day. The next chance will come on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but confidence in snowfall, let alone accumulation, remains low.
Chief executive officer Tim Cook has resisted doing so, arguing that merging iOS and macOS would degrade the experience. The plan itself is likely to be announced in the summer next year at Apple's annual developers' conference.
Campbell Soup, based in New Jersey, already makes a number of well-known snacks, including Goldfish crackers and Milano cookies. But he cautions that the deal sets Hershey up for competition with PepsiCo Inc's Frito-Lay and Campbell's Pepperidge.
EC agrees Brexit transition period lasting to end of 2020
The EU has said it wants to have a free trade deal with Britain ready to go at the start of 2021, as soon as the transition ends. Britain will need a transition after Brexit that will avoid businesses having to adjust to new rules and regulations twice.
Diddy declares interest in buying Carolina Panthers
Sunday evening, the rap star jumped to his Twitter account to announce his interest in becoming an National Football League owner. Last night, the Panthers' owner/founder Jerry Richardson shocked fans by announcing plans to sell the team after the 2017 season.
A Bright Start for CME Futures
But two days later Cboe Global Markets said it was launching its own futures contract on December 10, a week before CME. The website's Bitcoin Price Index had it priced at $19,400 at the time CME launched the contracts.
United Kingdom to vote against Trump's Jerusalem decision
Rycroft said his country believes Jerusalem is a final-status issue and should be a shared capital of Israelis and Palestinians. Echoed by Abbas, he said that the USA "destroyed" the two state solution and "undermined all peace efforts".
Benteke scores first of season as Palace win at Leicester
Conceding at least woke the Foxes up and Benteke nearly gifted them an immediate equaliser, heading inches wide of his own goal. On Saturday, we did score them. "It was not a good game for us and Crystal Palace deserved this result".