New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife will be indicted Friday morning on bribery offenses in the Southern District of New York.
“A press event will be held today at 11:00 a.m. to announce the unsealing of an indictment charging Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, and his wife, Nadine Menendez, with bribery offenses in connection with their corrupt relationship with three New Jersey businessmen,” the Twitter account for the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District Of New York said in a statement.
Per the indictment, “Over $480,000 in cash — much of it stuffed into envelopes and hidden in clothing, closets, and a safe — was discovered in the home.”
The Menendez indictment also says Menendez, who is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, provided sensitive U.S. Government information” to Egypt.
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— Sam Stein (@samstein) September 22, 2023
READ THE INDICTMENT HERE:
A press event will be held today at 11:00 a.m. to announce the unsealing of an indictment charging Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator from New Jersey, and his wife, Nadine Menendez, with bribery offenses in connection with their corrupt relationship with three New Jersey businessmen. pic.twitter.com/CLTXnU0mAm
— US Attorney SDNY (@SDNYnews) September 22, 2023
Menendez denied the allegations in a statement shortly after the press conference.
— Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) September 22, 2023
In 2015, The Daily Caller broke news of prostitution allegations against Menendez that ended up picking up the attention of the FBI.
Menendez also threatened to call the police on the Daily Caller when asked about the Green New Deal in 2019.
(This is a developing story. More information will be added as it becomes available.)
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FLASHBACK: While Democrat Senator Bob Menendez was slandering Trump in 2019 for being a "Russian agent", he himself was working on behalf of Egypt's government.
They are always doing what they accuse others of…
In February of 2019, Menendez expressed his concerns about… pic.twitter.com/Vwz07jGJHF
— Collin Rugg (@CollinRugg) September 22, 2023
BREAKING: 🚨 Longtime Democrat Senator Bob Menendez, to be charged with bribery. pic.twitter.com/CxFntl8z2I
— TheDeplorableVeteran🇺🇸 (@DeplorableVet84) September 22, 2023