Former Menendez aide used private email account, denies ‘nefarious intent’

Mark Lopes, former senior policy adviser to Senator Robert Menendez leaves after testifying. Menendez (D-N.J.) departs US Federal Court as he faces trial on federal bribery and corruption charges, on Monday in Newark, NJ. 9/11/17 (Ed Murray | NJ Advance Media for

NEWARK — A former senior policy advisor for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said he wasn’t trying to conceal what he was doing when he used his personal email account to discuss visa applications sought by Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen. On the witness stand in U.S. District Judge William H. Walls’ fourth-floor courtroom Tuesday morning, Mark…



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