Sen. Schumer stands by Menendez

Capital New York Contributor
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Sen. Chuck Schumer doesn’t agree with the New York Times editorial board that Sen. Bob Menendez should step down as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee amid an investigation into Menendez’s close ties to a Florida donor.

“I don’t believe that,” Schumer said this morning at a breakfast hosted by the Association for a Better New York. “I’ve dealt with him all the years, he’s a straight shooter.”

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