RELEASE: MNGOP Statement on the Resignation of Lawmakers Accused of Sexual Harassment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. Republican Party of Minnesota Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan released the following statement in response to the announcement that Sen. Dan Schoen and Rep. Tony Cornish will resign following allegations of sexual harassment.


“It is for the best that Sen. Dan Schoen and Rep. Tony Cornish listened to Minnesotans and resigned from their positions in the Minnesota Legislature.


“This is a step in the right direction. Sexual harassment and has no place in our society. I renew my call for Sen. Al Franken to also do the right thing for the people of Minnesota and resign as a United States Senator.


“The Republican Party of Minnesota looks forward to electing new Republican leadership in the upcoming special elections.”

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