A spokesman for the Republican governor said Friday that Baker is urging Democratic Mayor Jasiel Correia to "act in the best interests of the people of Fall River and step aside until the case is resolved."
Baker stopped short of calling for Correia to resign.
Correia was arrested Thursday and charged with wire fraud and filing false tax returns. He pleaded not guilty in federal court, and said he believes he will be vindicated and will "absolutely not" resign.
Baker's re-election campaign removed Correia's endorsement from its website.
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