Menendez lobbied for tourist visas, former aide testifies

Senator Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) arrives at US Federal Court and is greeted by supporter and friend Norma Brieto, 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 — On the third day of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s federal bribery trial, a former senior policy advisor for the senator testified he helped advocate for tourist visas for two of his co-defendant’s three foreign girlfriends, and one of the women’s sisters. When initial applications for two of the women were denied, Mark Lopes said…



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