President Donald Trump On Al Franken: He Folded “Like A Wet Rag”

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President Donald Trump took a shot at an old Democrat foe last night, saying former Minnesota Senator Al Franken, who resigned in January after accusations of sexual misconduct, was “a wacky guy” who folded “like a wet rag.”

Trump spoke at a massive rally at the Rochester, Minn. Mayo Civic Center, stumping for the state’s Republican midterm candidates and predicting the elections would move Minnesota into the red state column.

“It was like, ‘Oh he did something.’ ‘Oh, oh, oh, I resign. I quit. I quit,” Trump said of Franken, imitating the former comedian turned politician. “Wow. He was gone and he was replaced by somebody that nobody ever heard of.”

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith was appointed by Minnesota’s governor to succeed Franken. She faces Republican Karin Housely in November.

Franken resigned after several women accusing him of groping or forcibly kissing them. An infamous photo showing Franken
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