Cardin Won’t Say Whether Franken, Conyers Should Resign, Calls Sexual Misconduct Accusations ‘Extremely Serious’

‘These allegations are extremely serious and must be dealt with in a very serious manner’

Cardin Won’t Say Whether Franken, Conyers Should Resign, Calls Sexual Misconduct Accusations ‘Extremely Serious’ (The Washington Free Beacon)

Sen. Ben Cardin (D., Md.) would not say on Tuesday whether his fellow Democratic lawmakers Sen. Al Franken (Minn.) and Rep. John Conyers (Mich.) should resign over the sexual misconduct allegations levied against them, despite calling the accusations "extremely serious."

CNN hosts Poppy Harlow and John Berman pushed Cardin on how the House and Senate should punish lawmakers who are accused of sexual misconduct, asking whether Franken and Conyers should continue to serve in Congress.

"I just heard about Congressman Conyers' issue. These allegations are extremely serious and must be dealt with in a very serious manner," Cardin said.

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