Jury In Sen. Menendez Corruption Trial Say They Are Deadlocked

November 14, 2017 | Courtesy of thefederalist.com

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Two hours into deliberation, the jury deciding Sen. Bob Menendez and his co-defendant’s fate has announced they are deadlocked.

The Democratic senator and his deep-pocketed benefactor are on trial for a combined 18 counts of bribery and fraud. Prosecutors say Menendez took bribes from Salomon Melgen, a wealthy eye-doctor based in Florida in the form of campaign contributions, luxury vacations, and trips aboard a private jet.

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