MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez Speaks Out on Father’s Indictment: Colleagues Will Continue to ‘Aggressively’ Cover Case

October 01, 2023

MSNBC host Alicia Menendez addressed the indictment of her father, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Saturday evening, telling her audience she was not going to comment on the case, but expected her colleagues to continue to “aggressively” cover the story. In the days following the indictment, former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), New Jersey Gov. Despite this, Sen. Menendez has remained defiant, denying the allegations against him and making a statement in which he insisted he would be “exonerated” and said he had no intention to resign. Alicia Menendez, the daughter of the senator and his first wife (Nadine Menendez is her stepmother), has hosted American Voices with Alicia Menendez on MSNBC since September 2020. She addressed the controversy at the top of her show Saturday evening:Hey everyone, I’m Alicia Menendez.