The federal judge in the corruption trial against Democratic senator Robert Menendez (N.J.) announced on Monday that he was rejecting the defense’s request to have charges dismissed, putting an end to a central argument put forth by his lawyers.
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez (N.J.) refused to say Thursday whether he would resign from Congress if he is convicted on federal corruption charges.
Sen. Bob Menendez’s (D., N.J.) approval rating is underwater, and New Jersey voters are strongly in favor of the senator resigning should he be convicted at the conclusion of his corruption trial.
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez’s (N.J.) federal corruption trial is not just causing him legal problems but political ones as well, with only 20 percent of New Jersey voters saying he deserves to be reelected next year, according to a new poll.
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez (N.J.) flew so often on his wealthy doctor friend’s private jet that the pilot stocked the plane with his favorite brand of bottled water, according to testimony from the senator’s high-profile corruption trial on Wednesday.
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) gave $20,000 to the legal expense fund of Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.), who is now on trial for corruption charges, records show.
A government watchdog group is calling on a number of high-ranking Democratic senators to return campaign cash they received from the super PAC of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez (N.J.), who is now on trial for corruption charges.