Senator Bob Menendez Pleads Not Guilty In Egypt Bribery Case

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez (D-NJ) pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges in an Egypt-related bribery case brought by federal prosecutors.

Menendez, 69, appeared before a judge in Manhattan federal court where a lawyer entered the not-guilty plea on his behalf, according to the Associated Press.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Ona Wang allowed Menendez to be released on a $100,000 bond but ordered the senator to surrender his passport and placed restrictions on contacts with others.

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