Democrat Senator Chris Van Hollen appeared on FOX News Sunday this weekend. When he was asked if a guilty verdict for Bob Menendez means he should step down, he wouldn’t give a straight answer.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez and two top Senate Democrats on Sunday refused to say whether Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) should step down if he is convicted by a jury in his corruption trial.
“Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace asked Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D., Md.) whether he thought Menendez should step down from his Senate seat if the jury convicts him, emphasizing the meaning of conviction versus their previous exchange on allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama.
Van Hollen said that he was going to leave the case to the jury and was not going to get ahead of the game when it comes to making a decision on whether he should step down.
“People on the jury will look at the facts, just like people in Alabama will have to look at the facts, and they’ll have to render a decision,” Van Hollen said. “I’m not going to speculate about what the outcome of that jury decision will be.”
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