Fetterman becomes first senator to call on Menendez to resign
Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) on Saturday became the first senator to call for Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to resign after he was indicted on federal bribery charges on Friday.
Why it matters: Fetterman joins a growing chorus of House Democrats — including several from Menendez's home state — arguing Menendez should step down.
What he’s saying: “Senator Menendez should resign,” said Fetterman, a first term progressive, in a statement.
“He's entitled to the presumption of innocence under our system, but he is not entitled to continue to wield influence over national policy, especially given the serious...