Menéndez Won’t Say If He’ll Resign If Found Guilty
While back in DC for the first time since his trial began, Senator Bob Menéndez (D-NJ) refused to tell CNN what he would do if he were convicted on federal corruption charges. If he chose to stay, Dems would find themselves in a pickle, likely facing pressure to vote for Menéndez's expulsion -- something that would require the support of two-thirds of the Senate. However, if he resigns while Republican NJ Governor Chris Christie is in office, Christie would pick his replacement. "I have no intention of being anything but exonerated," Menéndez said to CNN. "So therefore, I'm not contemplating anything but reelection next year." Read more here.