Franken Sets Formal Resignation Date

December 20, 2017 02:44 PM

After announcing he would step down from the Senate two weeks ago, Sen. Al Franken has finally announced his resignation date.

Michael Dale-Stein, a spokesperson for Franken, said the senator plans to resign on Jan. 2. Tina Smith, Gov. Mark Dayton's nomination for Franken's seat, is scheduled to be sworn in on Jan. 3, according to Dale-Stein.

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