Bill Clinton Defends Former Sen. Al Franken

Angelo Anderson
June 14, 2018

Al Franken's resignation from Congress, saying "the norms have really changed" since his tenure in the White House.

"You have to adapt", he emphasized, "and I would think he would have had automatic answers for, 'Do you owe Monica Lewinsky an apology, ' 'What do you make of the #MeToo movement'".

Clinton added, "You don't have to physically assault somebody to make them, you know, uncomfortable at work or at home or in their other - just walking around".

"I know some of the people on that team, and I'm sure they tried to prepare him", the CNN's chief Washington correspondent allowed, before laying into Clinton's handling of the sensitive subject matter.

In an interview with PBS NewsHour last Friday, former President Bill Clinton said something in defense of known pervert and disgraced former Sen. "And I think that all of us should just be focusing on how to do better and how to go forward".

In an interview which aired on NBC's Today show on June 4, Clinton stuck by his decision to fight his attempted impeachment over the Monica Lewinsky scandal rather than resign in 1998.


"Am I to take from that sentence that there WAS a time when it was OK to do something to someone against their will?" asked one Twitter user.

"The Franken case, for me, was a difficult case, a hard case", the former president said.

"Bill, my dude, how about you stop talking" tweeted Refinery29 reporter Andrea González-Ramírez.

"He was not suggesting that there was ever a time that it was acceptable to do something against someone's will", said Urena.

Clinton's remarks come amidst a series of media appearances promoting a new book he co-authored with legendary novelist James Patterson. "So I did that".

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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