Some conservatives are starting to come to Al Franken’s defense, saying he was taken out by a ‘lynch mob’

  • Democratic Sen. Al Franken found some unlikely defenders — conservatives.
  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and a handful of conservative pundits criticized the process by which Franken was effectively forced out of the Senate.

Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota found some unlikely defenders after it became clear he would resign from his seat following a bevy of sexual-misconduct allegations — several prominent conservative pundits.

“What if this happened to you?”

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