Wednesday, September 13, 2017

If Bob Menendez is guilty, boot him: No place for a senator on the take

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez stands trial in federal court, credibly charged with trading lavish gifts for government favors.

If convicted, he must be swiftly ejected from office by a bipartisan vote of his peers — never mind the collateral damage to the Senate Democratic caucus of which he is a part when Jersey’s governor, currently Republican Chris Christie, gets to tap a successor.

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ought to waste no time making that ethical standard clear.

Continue reading at NY Daily News.

JG: Robert Menendez is the poster boy for corruption in the Democratic Party. He and his buddy, Dr. Melgen, both belong behind bars.

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