Senator Robert Menendez arrives at court to face corruption charges
Senator Robert Menendez arrived at federal court in New York on Wednesday (27 September) to answer to charges alleging he used his powerful post to secretly advance Egyptian interests and carry out favours for local businessmen in exchange for bribes of cash and gold bars. The New Jersey Democrat made his first court appearance amid growing calls from colleagues that he resign from Congress. A defiant Mr Menendez has said the allegations against…
Booker joins growing number of Senate Democrats calling for Menendez to resign amid federal indictment
Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey joined calls from his Democratic colleagues for Sen. Bob Menendez to resign in the wake of a federal indictment accusing him of corruption-related offenses.
Menendez, facing more calls to resign, to address fellow Senate Democrats
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), facing more calls for his resignation from senior Democrats, will address his party's Senate caucus on Thursday, and "we'll see what happens after that," Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said.
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