Damian Williams, U.S. atty for SDNY regarding an indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and his wife for bribery.
The indictment alleges that between 2018 and 2022, Sen. Menendez and his wife, Nadine Menendez, engaged in a corrupt relationship w/3 businesspeople.
Sen. Menendez & his wife allegedly accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for the senator using his influence to protect and enrich the businesspeople and to benefit the government of Egypt.
He was charged in 2015- mistrial after jurors couldn’t reach a verdict.
Prosecutors allege Dem Sen. Bob Menendez accepted “cash, gold, home mortgage payments, jobs, cars, and other things of value” in exchange for “using his power to protect & enrich businessmen and to benefit the govt of Egypt.”