Democrats pressuring Sen. Bob Menendez to resign over bribery charges, corruption accusations

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023
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Calls for Sen. Robert Menendez to resign intensified Sunday from within the New Jersey Democrat’s party as other elected leaders said the federal bribery charges and accusations of public corruption were grounds to relinquish his office.

New York prosecutors say nearly a half-million dollars in cash, gold bars worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and a luxury car were among the gifts that Mr. Menendez and his wife accepted from three New Jersey businessmen in exchange for information that would benefit them personally and the Egyptian government.

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