Bipartisan Calls For Menendez’s Resignation Grow: Speaker McCarthy Joins New Jersey Democrats

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Saturday joined a growing list of lawmakers to call on beleaguered Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to resign in the wake of his indictment this week on criminal bribery charges, the New Jersey senator’s second indictment in recent years. McCarthy argued the allegations against Menendez—including that he accepted gold bars, a luxury car and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash in return for political favors—were “very damaging,” The Hill reported. New Jersey’s Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy also urged Menendez to resign, arguing the allegations...

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