Gavin Newsom says Bob Menendez should resign

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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Gavin Newsom joined a growing chorus of high-profile Democrats calling for New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez to resign.

In an interview before Wednesday night’s Republican debate, the California governor told Semafor that Menendez, who is facing bribery charges, should step down in order for Democrats to draw a contrast between the party and former President Donald Trump, who is also facing federal charges.

“He should resign. Moral clarity, you gotta contrast,” Newsom said.

“This is an existential moment. We have a guy who is illiberal, who doesn’t believe in democracy,...

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