Rep. Franson Apology Not Enough For DFL

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A Bachmann-like "non-apology" says Rep. Thissen. Click photo to watch his comments.

A Bachmann-like "non-apology" says Rep. Thissen. Click photo to watch his comments.

Republican Minnesota State Representative Mary Franson caused a national uproar when she compared welfare recipients to animals that shouldn’t be fed. She later apologized, but Minnesota Democratic House Minority leader Paul Thissen says
Franson’s statement was a Michele Bachmann-like “non-apology”

Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers says Representative Mary Franson’s apology is “enough for me”,

Both House leaders agree that Franson should not resign because of her statement.

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