Democratic Senator Franken to resign: CNN, citing sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken will announce his resignation on Thursday, a day after a majority of his Democratic Senate colleagues called for him to step down following a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him, CNN reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Al Franken walks out to speak to the media outside his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. on November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann

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