The Star Tribune Editorial Board now adds its voice to those asking Franken to step down immediately.

Some Franken supporters have said that so long as President Donald Trump, himself accused by a string of women of sexual misconduct, occupies the White House — and while Republicans continue to rally around Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, credibly accused of molesting and pursuing underage girls — Franken should stay. That is a cynical calculation that indulges in the same tribalism for which Republicans have been rightly criticized. Minneapolis Star Tribune