Fifth Woman Comes Forward to Accuse Franken of Sexual Misconduct

An Army veteran has come forward to be the fifth woman to accuse Senator Al Franken of groping her.

Stephanie Kemplin says that while she was deployed in Kuwait in 2003, Franken cupped her breast during a photo op.

She says she met Franken, who at the time was a comedian and writer, during a USO tour.

Being a fan of "Saturday Night Live", she got in the line to take a photo with him.

"When he put his arm around me, he groped my right breast. He kept his hand all the way over on my breast. I've never had a man put their arm around me and then cup my breast. So he was holding my breast on the side.

I remember clenching up and how you just feel yourself flushed. And I remember thinking -- is he going to move his hand? Was it an accident? Was he going to move his hand? He never moved his hand.

It was long enough that he should have known if it was an accident. I'm very confident saying that."

Kemplin shared the above photo saying she felt frozen in place and the incident lasted anywhere from 5-10 seconds.

In response, a representative for Franken said:

"As Sen. Franken made clear this week, he takes thousands of photos and has met tens of thousands of people and he has never intentionally engaged in this kind of conduct. He remains fully committed to cooperating with the ethics investigation."

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