GOP Senator Mocked For Saying Bob Menendez Should NOT Resign | EUROtoday
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) this week mounted an surprising protection of Sen. Bob Menendez, the New Jersey Democrat not too long ago indicted on intensive bribery expenses.
Menendez faces allegations that he accepted varied bribes, together with $480,000 in money and $100,000 in gold bars, in return for improperly utilizing his affect to learn and enrich a number of New Jersey businessmen.
Although a lot of Menendez’s Democratic colleagues have advised he resign, no Republican senators have known as on him to step down, in keeping with Business Insider.
In reality, on Tuesday, Cotton implored Menendez to stay in workplace.
In two posts on X, previously often called Twitter, Cotton stated that whereas the costs towards Menendez “are serious and troubling,” he feels Menendez “should be judged by jurors and New Jersey’s voters, not by Democratic politicians who now view him as inconvenient to their hold on power.”
On one hand, it’d seem as if Cotton is reminding his followers that Menendez, like all Americans, is presumed harmless till confirmed responsible.
But many individuals had different interpretations of Cotton’s posts (which can or could not have been ghostwritten).
Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) additionally defended Menendez’s “presumption of innocence,” saying “I don’t think he should resign” and lamenting that “the media has to stop acting like everybody is guilty before they’re even judged by a jury.”
Again, the particular person talking right here is George Santos.