Latest Robert Menendez News

Sen. Menendez enters not guilty plea to a new conspiracy charge

Oct. 23, 2023 19:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez returned to Manhattan federal court Monday to challenge a new criminal charge alleging that he conspired to act as an agent of the Egyptian government when he chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. “Not guilty,” Menendez, 69, said...

Sen. Bob Menendez's co-defendants, including his wife, plead not guilty to revised bribery charges

Oct. 18, 2023 16:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four defendants in the criminal bribery case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty Wednesday in New York City to a revised indictment alleging that the senator, his wife and a third defendant conspired to use him as an agent of the Egyptian government. ...

Sen. Menendez is accused of being an unregistered agent of Egypt's government in updated indictment

Oct. 12, 2023 18:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey was charged Thursday with conspiring for years to act as an agent of the Egyptian government while he held a powerful role in shaping U.S. foreign policy, putting the Democrat in deeper legal trouble as he continues to reject calls to resign. ...

A new indictment charges US Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey with being an unregistered agent of the Egyptian government

Oct. 12, 2023 12:28 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A new indictment charges US Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey with being an unregistered agent of the Egyptian government.

Internal conflicts and power struggles have become hallmarks of the modern GOP

Oct. 11, 2023 16:22 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After Ohio Republicans bolstered their statehouse majority last year due to their dominating showing in the midterm elections, they split into rival camps over who should lead the lower chamber. The division between younger, more impatient conservatives and...

NJ attorney general looking into 2018 investigation of crash involving Nadine Menendez

Oct. 06, 2023 18:37 PM EDT

The New Jersey attorney general’s office has opened an inquiry into how local law enforcement handled an investigation into a fatal car crash that involved the then-future wife of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the review. Nadine...

Report of fatal New Jersey car crash fills in key gap in Menendez federal bribery investigation

Oct. 05, 2023 16:31 PM EDT

BOGOTA, N.J. (AP) — The then-future wife of powerful U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Nadine Menendez, killed a man with her car in December 2018 and was sent from the scene without being charged, according to new details that match an auto “accident” that prosecutors cite in their sweeping federal...

Judge plans May trial for US Sen. Bob Menendez in bribery case

Oct. 02, 2023 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is planning a spring trial for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife, who are accused of accepting bribes of cash, gold bars and a luxury car from three New Jersey businessmen who sought the senator's help and influence over foreign affairs. The tentative...

Menendez tells Senate colleagues he won't resign, remains defiant amid bribery charges

Sep. 28, 2023 19:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez remained defiant in the face of federal bribery charges on Thursday, telling a room full of his Senate Democratic colleagues that he has no plans to resign. Speaking behind closed doors at the Capitol, Menendez echoed his previous...

Cardin eyes changes on Egypt, Turkey and around the world as he takes powerful Senate foreign post

Sep. 28, 2023 18:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee pointed Thursday to possible policy shifts affecting Egypt, Turkey, the war in Ukraine and other issues around the globe as he took over the powerful leadership of the panel, replacing indicted Sen. Bob Menendez. ...