The allegations against Franken by eight women are detailed here.
As an aside, Al Franken should not be a Senator because he hangs out with actual Communist Party USA members and their allies. Al Franken should not be a Senator because he won based on fake votes from felons.
“I think that was the right thing to do. I also think it gave some people the false impression that I was admitting to doing things that, in fact, I haven’t done. Some of the allegations against me are simply not true. Others, I remember very differently.”
“I am proud that, during my time in the Senate, I have used my power to be a champion for women – and that I have earned a reputation as someone who respects the women I work alongside every day. I know there’s been a very different picture of me painted over the last few weeks. But I know who I really am.
“Let me be clear. I may be resigning my seat, but I am not giving up my voice. I will continue to stand up for the things I believe in as a citizen, and as an activist.”
Watch his speech (transcribed below):