Donald Trump branded hypocrite after criticising sexual misconduct by Al Franken
The US President, who has been accused of sexual assault by 16 women, has spoken out hypocritically against similarly accused Senator Al Franken
Ben Sherlock
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Who is Al Franken, the Democratic Senator facing sexual misconduct allegations?

The Senator accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct used to write and perform on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Al Franken is a Senator in a branch of the Democratic Party who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct. This makes him the latest in a long line of men who have come under fire for using their position of power to sexually abuse women, which includes film producer Harvey Weinstein, filmmaker James Toback, Republican official Roy Moore, and comedian Louis CK. Franken was a comedy icon for years before his political career So, who exactly is Al Franken? Before his career in politics, he was an icon in the world of comedy. He was famous for his style of satirical political humour, which is also the topic of four of his seven published books. Specifically, his style was critical of conservative political views, which was what got him a seat as an elected official on the liberal side of the spectrum when he ran for Senate in the US state of Minnesota. His memoir about life in the US Senate was a New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller. Franken was also a writer and performer...