After an initial statement in which Franken apologized and said the photo showing him groping Tweeden was "intended to be amusing", the senator releases a second, longer statement apologizing and acquiescing to the calls for an ethics investigation.
Tweeden wrote that she avoided Franken as much as she could during the rest of the tour, and made sure she was never alone with him.
Top Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), backed on Thursday Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) call for a Senate ethics investigation into the recent sexual assault allegations against Sen. "You forcibly kissed me without my consent, grabbed my breasts while I was sleeping and had someone take a photo of you doing it, knowing I would see it later, and be ashamed".
"I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way, but I send my sincerest apologies to Leeann.
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"I respect women. I don't respect men who don't", said Franken, who joined the Senate in 2009 after a career as a comedian. "It isn't amusing. It's completely inappropriate", he said. I strongly condemn this behavior and the Senate Ethics Committee must open an investigation. "Comedy is no excuse for inappropriate conduct, and I believe there should be an ethics investigation".
She added that she saw Franken a couple of years after the incident occurred, at a USO gala.
"I said "OK" so he would stop badgering me".
"The truth is, what people think of me in light of this is far less important than what people think of women who continue to come forward to tell their stories", Franken said.
"Regardless of party, harassment and assault are completely unacceptable-in the workplace or anywhere else", said McConnell. And they deserve to know that I am their ally and supporter.
In 2011, 19 percent of American companies imposed financial penalties on employees who smoke , according to The New York Times . In Japan, while smoking is allowed in restaurants and bars without any designated smoking area, it is banned on the streets.
Rachel Tam of Pleasant Grove, Utah, said Tuesday that Guo was a member of the Mormon church and served as a missionary in Provo. Students at the University of Utah are advised to shelter in place after shots reportedly broke out on campus Monday night. .
Next up are the plasma waves , like the roaring ocean surf, captured using the EMFISIS instrument aboard NASA's Van Allen Probes. The compressed signals vary in frequency and time, and feature rising and falling tones similar to Earth's radio emissions.
One student at the elementary school was hit by gunfire and transported to the local hospital for treatment, Johnston said. Johnston said the school had been cleared by 10 a.m. but he did not have any information about the victims there.
Nasrallah also said "legitimate questions" were being raised in Lebanon over whether Hariri was being detained in Saudi Arabia. He indeed formed a coalition government that brought together most of Lebanon's political parties, including Hizbollah.
Its own board similarly thinks that the offer undervalues the company and NXPs shares were trading above Qualcomms offer. It's interesting to note that Qualcomm didn't just come out and say, "we're not for sale".
They link their account to their debit card and can request payments to friends in seconds by messaging them and entering... Facebook Messenger also lets you send payments through PayPal and introduced a group payment option earlier this year.
With Secret Service agents in tow, former US president Barack Obama reported Wednesday to a courthouse in Chicago for jury duty. Obama is the highest-ranking former public official to be called to jury duty in Chicago .
According to the company, shoppers purchased more than $1.6 billion worth of Teavana beverages in stores in the past year. He added that the company reset its long-term guidance to "represent performance we can meet or beat in the years ahead".
Players can also dress up in the game to look like Horizon: Zero Dawn protagonist Aloy as apart of a collaborative effort. Running from December 9th to the 12th, the beta will feature three missions that can be played solo or cooperatively.
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It's aimed at people who are being treated for schizophrenia and as an add-on treatment for adults suffering with depression . The drug was made in collaboration with Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Proteus Digital Health, which designed the sensor.
Powerful natural disaster rocks Iranian-Iraqi border
Photos and videos of extensive damage in both Iran and Iraq poured in on social media shortly after the natural disaster . At least six people were killed in the western Iranian town of Qasr-e Shirin, Iran television said.
Sixteen killed after boat capsizes in Vijayawada
Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed shock over the incident and directed the authorities to intensify rescue operations. The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has given permission for private agencies to operate boats to Bhavani Island regularly.
Ceremonies held around the Metro to honor Veterans
At 11 a.m., the 16th annual Elk Grove Veterans Day Parade will proceed south on Elk Grove Florin Road to Elk Grove Regional Park. This year's parade route begins at the Hardin County Courthouse and ends in front of Savannah City Hall at Hanna Boulevard.
Virat Kohli Quickest to 9000 ODI Runs
Last year's decider, played exactly a year before this encounter, will either galvanise or haunt the incumbent Black Caps. After the ODI series, the two teams will be locked in a three-match T20I series.