A last-ditch attempt by Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez (N.J.) to avoid a federal corruption trial slated to start next month was rejected by a federal judge on Wednesday.
Nearly seven full months into 2017, the Democratic Party has had its own share of scandals unfold this year.
The trial for Salomon Melgen, the prominent Florida eye doctor who was connected to Sen. Bob Menedez’s (D., N.J.) alleged corruption, began on Thursday to consider charges that he defrauded Medicare and deceived patients.
A bipartisan team of lawmakers is calling on President Donald Trump to immediately sanction Venezuela for its ongoing human rights violations and ties to terrorist organizations that reach the highest levels of government, according to new congressional communication sent to the White House.
Most New Jersey voters say Sen. Robert Menendez (D., N.J.) should resign over federal corruption charges filed against him, a new poll and interviews with voters in the Garden State show.