Summer Lee Calls for Senator Menendez to Resign

Sep 26, 2023
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Summer Lee Calls for Senator Menendez to Resign

Washington, DC — Congresswoman Summer Lee (PA-12) today released the following statement: 

“Senator Menendez must resign. Corruption is corruption. Bribery is bribery. We can’t talk about holding Thomas and Alito accountable for selling out our freedoms for luxury vacations and private jet flights if we fail to hold a Senator accountable for selling out his chairmanship to a dictator gifting gold bars and cash to keep military aid flowing to Egypt as its government violates human rights. Menendez is of course owed due process, but the American people are owed trust in our institutions. Our fight against right-wing fascism depends on that trust.”

Lee recently joined MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan to discuss the impact of corruption and influence of money in politics at the Supreme Court and across our politics

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