Tag Archives: Bob Menendez

NEW JERSEY: Pollster Moves Senate Race To Toss-Up

Axios reports: The New Jersey Senate race is now looking like a toss-up, according to the the Cook Political Report — a sign that Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez is in serious troubles after years of questions about his ethics. If Republicans pick up that seat, a Senate majority would be out of reach for the Democrats. Federal prosecutors dropped their …

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Dem Senator Says New FBI Report Is “Bullshit” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez (D) unloaded on the FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh’s background on Thursday, calling it a “bullshit” investigation that failed to speak to corroborating witnesses. In a video posted from his Twitter account, the senator slammed both the FBI and Senate Republicans, who he said “restricted” agents from speaking to necessary individuals about …

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Top-Ranking Senator Calls For Inquiry Into Homocon Ambassador’s Pledge To “Empower” Right Wing Parties

The Hill reports: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s top Democrat is asking the State Department’s inspector general to investigate President Trump’s envoy to Germany amid accusations he is inappropriately wading into European politics. In a letter, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) raised questions about Ambassador Richard Grenell’s comments to the right-leaning Bretibart News, in which Grenell said that he hoped to …

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DOJ Drops Case Against Dem Sen. Bob Menendez

NJ.com reports: In a shocking turnaround, the U.S. Justice Department has dropped its case against Sen. Robert Menendez. In a court hearing in Newark today, federal prosecutors moved to dismiss the corruption indictment against the New Jersey Democrat. Last week, a federal judge had acquitted Menendez and his co-defendant, Salomon Melgen, of seven of the 18 counts against them after …

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DOJ To Retry Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez

NBC News reports: Federal prosecutors are seeking to retry U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez on bribery and corruption charges after an earlier trial ended in a deadlocked jury last fall. The U.S. District Court in New Jersey filed its notice of intent Friday to retry the Democrat senator along with Florida doctor Salomon Melgen. “An early retrial date is the best …

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Menendez Warns Enemies: To Those Who Were Digging My Political Grave, I Know Who You Are [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: A tearful Menendez thanked God, his family and the jurors outside the courthouse in Newark, New Jersey, as well as two senators who testified on his behalf as character witnesses, Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Lindsey Graham. “The way this case started was wrong,” said Menendez, flanked by his grown children. “The way it was investigated was wrong. …

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UPDATE: Mistrial In Menendez Bribery Trial

UPDATE BELOW. The Associated Press reports: The judge and lawyers in Sen. Bob Menendez’s bribery trial are interviewing jurors as the jury says it remained deadlocked. Menendez’s defense lawyer on Thursday asked Judge William Walls to declare a mistrial. An attorney for co-defendant Salomon Melgen asked Walls to poll the jury individually to confirm they are deadlocked. Federal prosecutors have …

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