Longtime Israel ally, Iran-nuclear deal foe Menendez being pushed to resign


October 6, 2023

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) discusses Iranian nuclear activities on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Feb. 1, 2022.

(JNS) - Sen. Robert "Bob" Menendez (D-N.J.), a longtime supporter of Israel and critic of the Iran nuclear deal, is facing widespread calls for his resignation following charges from the U.S. attorney's office that he accepted bribes.

The Democrat "allegedly agreed to use his official position to benefit" three New Jersey businessmen "and the government of Egypt in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars of bribes to Menendez and his wife, Nadine Menendez, which included gold bars, cash and a luxury convertible," according to a release from the U.S. attorney's office for the Southe...

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