Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) called for Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to resign in the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him.

"While Senator Franken is entitled to have the Ethics Committee conclude its review, I believe it would be better for our country if he sent a clear message that any kind of mistreatment of women in our society isn't acceptable by stepping aside to let someone else serve," Gillibrand said in a Facebook post.

Gillibrand is the first of Franken's fellow Senate Democrats to take that step.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/06/gillibrand-calls-on-franken-to-resign-282112

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