Robert Menendez, Democratic Senator from New Jersey, has been charged on multiple counts of corruption and bribery. Damien Williams from the Southern District of New York announces the charges. This isn’t Menendez’s first rodeo, as he was previously charged under circumstances over a decade ago. We review the Senator’s prior case and the press conference from the Southern District of New York.
Menendez is indicted in the Southern District of New York. We review the 39-page indictment, which includes photos of the gold bars Menendez allegedly received along with his Internet search history. Does all of this sound familiar? Of course, Biden ran the same scam, except he was smart enough to use his son to handle the cash.
One House Democrats is calling for Menendez’s resignation but being careful to distinguish this case from Joe Biden’s bribery allegations. Rep. Dean Phillips shares his opinion on the Menendez news, Chuck Schumer issues a statement and Karine Jean-Pierre responds. Here’s more from Robert Gouveia on Watching The Watchers.