CNN Reporter Tweets ‘Damage Control’ For Al Franken, Completely Falls FLAT

Amid allegations of sexually harassing, sexually assaulting and stalking, some people are still coming to the defense of Democrat Senator Al Franken.

Hillary Clinton defended her “friend” while Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Democrat should face an investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee; several others are calling for Franken’s resignation.

CNN political reporter Dan Merica tweeted out a statement from seven women who worked for Franken, who jointly say they were treated “with the utmost respect”:

Some people took the tweet as a defense of the Senator and quickly criticized it: