After 6 weeks, prosecution rests in bribery trial of Menendez

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, center, and his daughter Alicia Menendez, right, arrive at federal court for his trial in Newark on Tuesday. Menendez faces federal corruption charges. October 10, 2017 (Patti Sapone | NJ Advance Media for

NEWARK — After just six weeks of presenting witnesses and evidence before a federal jury, government prosecutors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez unexpectedly rested their case Wednesday, paving the way for an anticipated ruling on a motion to dismiss the case. The judge is expected to hear oral arguments on the motion…



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