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

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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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