Two more women have stepped forward with sexual assault accusations against Senator Al Franken, further complicating the unfolding sex scandal surrounding the top Democrat.
The women, who chose not to reveal their identity, broke the news in an interview with Huffington Post on Wednesday, saying Franken inappropriately touched them during his first campaign for the Senate.
One woman said Franken had groped her buttocks when they posed for a photo after a June 25, 2007, event organized by the Minnesota Women’s Political Caucus in Minneapolis.
The second woman told a similar story, accusing Franken of making the same move at a 2008 Democratic fundraiser in Minneapolis.
“My immediate reaction was disgust,” she said. “But my secondary reaction was disappointment … It felt like: ‘Is this really the person who is going to be in a position of power to represent our community?’”
This brings to four the number of women who have…