WaPo’s Dana Milbank: Sen. Robert Menendez Should Resign

The Associated Press
The Associated Press

Washington Post liberal columnist Dana Milbank writes that Sen. Robert Menendez, indicted Democrat from New Jersey, should leave the Senate immediately:

“Bob Menendez doesn’t belong in the U.S. Senate.

“It’s not just the New Jersey Democrat’s 14-count indictment Wednesday on corruption charges, though that’s plenty damning. As bad is the appalling way in which he responded: with a political rally to kick off a campaign against the Justice Department in which Menendez plays the persecuted minority.

“Menendez called his event Wednesday night in Newark a ‘press conference,’ but it was no such thing. He took no questions, instead reading a combative statement that claimed the Justice Department — a Democratic administration’s Justice Department — was doing the bidding of ‘those who have a political motive to silence me.'”

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