NJ Sen. Bob Menendez and wife plead not guilty to bribery charges in Manhattan court

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, facing federal bribery charges for the second time in less than a decade, appeared in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday and pleaded not guilty. Menendez, 69, wearing a slate gray pinstripe suit with a paisley blue tie, appeared at court with his wife, Nadine, who is also charged and pleaded not guilty. The Democratic senator, buffeted by a blast of Democratic calls for his resignation, said little in court and waived a reading of his indictment. He pleaded not guilty through his lawyer, and uttered...

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