Sen. Menendez bullish as jury selection begins in federal corruption trial

Sen. Menendez bullish as jury selection begins in federal corruption trial

NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said Tuesday he expects to be exonerated of federal bribery charges, as lawyers began picking the jurors who will decide his fate at his trial next month. “Looking forward to picking a good jury,” the New Jersey Democrat told reporters as he arrived at the federal courthouse here, flanked…