Jane Mayer’s extensive New Yorker piece that contends former Democratic Sen. Al Franken was railroaded over sexual-misconduct allegations caused regular View sparring partners Joy Behar and Meghan McCain to once again lock horns on Tuesday.
Discussing Mayer’s story, Behar complained that Franken—who resigned from the Senate amid a cascading scandal surrounding inappropriate touching and kissing—never got the benefit of due process.
“If you read the story, some of it is—the other thing about it is that it was kind of a political hit in many ways,” the liberal host declared. “He was very much effective in questioning Jeff Sessions, which forced him to resign. And Betsy DeVos, he was after her, so he was a big target, you know.”