Tag: update

BRIDGEGATE: Attorneys for Kelly, Baroni press clients’ cases in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. — Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni received 18 months and 2 years, respectively, for their roles in the infamous Bridgegate scandal that crippled then-Governor Chris Christie’s presidential aspirations. On Tuesday, the pair returned to federal court (this time Read More

Menendez (D-N.J.) mistrial probability rises as jury deadlocks for second time

For the second time since its deliberations began, Save Jerseyans, the Menendez jury appears to have deadlocked in Newark, and a mistrial in the senior New Jersey U.S. Senator’s corruption trial now appears extremely likely. The jury’s 11:35 a.m. note Read More

Menendez trial: Judge raises serious doubts about government’s case

NEWARK, N.J. — The judge overseeing U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s federal corruption trial raised serious doubts Wednesday whether a legal theory that prosecutors have relied on to prove their case is still allowed in the wake of a 2016 U.S. Read More

Federal Prosecutors Open New Front in Menendez Trial

The government has opened a new front in its prosecution of Sen. Bob Menendez, introducing testimony about a port security contract he allegedly helped co-defendant Salamon Melgen with. Menendez’s friend had a contract to screen cargo in the Dominican Republic, Read More

Menendez lobbied for tourist visas, former aide testifies

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 Read More

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 Read More

Telling It Straight: Shame On These Cowards!

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — Let’s tell it like it is. The entrenched Republicans in the U. S. Senate are in the process of making fools of themselves. And the biggest culprits are the Futile Four who Read More

12 more Lakewood residents charged in massive welfare fraud sweep

LAKEWOOD — Twelve more Lakewood residents were charged Thursday as the massive sweep targeting welfare fraud totaling millions of dollars continues to widen, officials said. The defendants are all charged with theft by deception and are accused of misrepresenting income Read More