‘Embarrassed And Ashamed’ Al Franken Says He Will Return To Congress

Al Franken has said he feels ’embarrassed and ashamed’ amid allegations that he groped four women, but that he looks forward to returning to Congress on Monday and gradually regaining voters’ trust.

The Democrat senator from Minnesota spoke to a handful of local media outlets on Sunday in the first interviews he’s granted since being swept into a nationwide tide of sexual misconduct allegations.

Three of the accusers said in the past week that Franken grabbed their buttocks while taking photos with them during campaign events.

Franken told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that he doesn’t remember the photos, but such groping is ‘not something I would intentionally do.’

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