The stakes couldn’t be higher as New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez’s corruption trial begins today, Save Jerseyans, the first such trial for a sitting U.S. senator in almost four decades.
It’s also yet another black mark for a Garden State political culture that can’t seem to go more than a year (or less) without a major political scandal at the highest levels of government.
Menendez arrived at the courthouse earlier this morning for opening arguments:
Catalino Guerrero arrives w marchers to turn himself into ICE-w Cardinal Tobin & Sen Menendez pic.twitter.com/3uURrL9edI
— Brenda Flanagan (@FlanaganNJTV) March 10, 2017
— Janelle Burrell (@BurrellTV) August 22, 2017