Judge warns feds against ‘pulp fiction’ in Sen. Menendez bribery trial

NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge on Thursday ripped prosecutors in their corruption case against U.S. Sen Robert Menendez, warning them not to pursue a lurid line of inquiry in reviewing evidence of the luxury trips they say he accepted as bribes to influence his actions in Washington. “It’s not going to be a tabloid trial,”…