Less than a week after two other women claimed inappropriate behavior, a third has now come forward to accuse Democrat Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of harassment.

Lindsay Menz, 33, reportedly contacted CNN last Thursday after Media Equalizer Co-Founder Melanie Morgan and Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden recounted their experiences with Franken (D-MN).

Menz told CNN that Franken grabbed her buttocks in 2010 when they posed together for a photograph at the Minnesota State Fair.

Menz tweeted about the encounter last Thursday, adding that she unequivocally believes Tweeden’s accusations against Franken are valid.

While the group gathered for the photo, Menz said Franken “pulled me in really close, like awkward close, and as my husband took the picture, he put his hand full-fledged on my rear.”

“It was wrapped tightly around my butt cheek,” Menz said. “It wasn’t around my waist. It wasn’t around my hip or side. It was definitely on my butt.”

She added: “I was like, oh my God, what’s happening.”

Menz said she didn’t say anything to Franken after the photo, but said she told her husband.

“I felt gross. It’d be like being walking through the mall and some random person grabbing your butt,” she said. “You just feel gross. Like ew, I want to wash that off of me.”

The accusation is significant because it is the first harassment charge levied against Franken since he became a member of Congress in 2009.

In a very brief statement to CNN, Franken said he felt “badly,” but brushed off the claims by saying he didn’t remember the photo with Menz.

“I take thousands of photos at the state fair surrounded by hundreds of people, and I certainly don’t remember taking this picture,” Franken told CNN on Sunday. “I feel badly that Ms. Menz came away from our interaction feeling disrespected.”

Last week, Morgan said Franken stalked her and wouldn’t leave her alone after they had a disagreement in August 2000 on a politics panel.

Morgan said Franken only backed off after she threatened to file a report against him with police.

Tweeden accused Franken of kissing and groping her without her consent while she was asleep on the set of a comedy skit in December 2006.

In addition to the bombshell claims, Tweeden had a photo of Franken smiling for the camera while he grabbed her breasts.

Aside from debating whether Franken is a serial groper, it’s important to note that the Democrat has yet to deny the allegations.

While Franken has not acknowledged the accusations made by Morgan, he has apologized to Tweeden and Menz and claimed that he didn’t remember doing the vile things he has been accessed of doing.

If he hasn’t denied the allegations, thereby admitting they are true, should he not resign?

In October, Franken tweeted that sexual harassment is unacceptable and that accusers should get the benefit of the doubt.

Based on Franken’s own words, allegations made by Menz, Tweeden, and Morgan are valid and should be taken very seriously.

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