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Sen. Bob Menendez set to appear in federal court for bribery case as lawmakers pressure him to resign

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez is expected to appear in court on Wednesday to answer to bribery and abuse of office charges. The New Jersey Democrat will make his first appearance in a federal court in Manhattan as he stands accused of using his powerful position in Congress to secretly advance the interests of Egypt’s government and do favors for New Jersey businessmen in exchange for bribes of cash and gold bars. Menendez, 69, has remained defiant to resign from the U.S. Senate amid a growing chorus of colleagues on both...

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