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Donors to Bob Menendez Legal Defense Linked to Ex-Terror Group

Posted on AllSides March 16th, 2024
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Jeenah Moon/AP

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., is fighting charges that he accepted money in exchange for assisting foreign governments. That legal defense is being paid in part by donors with links to a former terrorist organization, a sign of the senator’s need for fast cash.

In September, federal prosecutors hit Menendez and his wife with a raft of bribery charges and, more recently, obstruction of justice. (Menendez and his wife pleaded not guilty to the charges.) With a trial scheduled for May, Menendez stands to rack up staggering legal fees. His legal defense...

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