Schumer Wants Resolution Pushing Vito Lopez to Quit

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Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks about the possibility of a payroll tax cut extension
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks about the possibility of a payroll tax cut extension during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol February 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans and Democrats are nearing compromise on a legislative package that would extend the payroll tax cut beyond its expiration at the end of February and are likely to vote on the agreement tomorrow. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Accused sexual harasser Vito Lopez made it clear in an all-caps statement that he intends to remain planted in his Assembly seat despite the many calls for him to step down. Add to the list Senator Chuck Schumer’s urging for a resolution demanding that the Brooklyn assemblyman resign. “If the vote is 149–0, I think he’d have to step down,” Schumer said, the Daily News reports. Only Schumer didn’t factor into the equation that Lopez apparently doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

Schumer Wants Resolution Pushing Lopez to Quit