com/philly/blogs/njspotlight/njspotlight_20180201_Bombshell__Department_of_Justice_Drops_Corruption_Case_Against_Menendez. Department of Justice has abruptly abandoned its plan to retry U. Justice Department has dropped its bribery case against Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, lifting a cloud that had hovered over his expected 2018 reelection bid and removing a potential distraction for his party in a key election year. philly. Bob Menendez on bribery and corruption charges. S. The department said its decision to dismiss the indictment against Menendez and 5 days ago FBI's Wray Opposes GOP Memo Release, Citing Inaccuracies — Trump overheard saying memo '100 percent' should be released — Republicans say memo raises doubts about Russia probe — FBI Director Christopher Wray has informed the White House of his opposition to releasing a controversial …منذ 5 يوم. The decision lifts a legal cloud over the New Jersey Democrat as he faces re-election in November and represents a 4 days ago In an about-turn, the U. Just 12 days ago the department had said it was going to pursue a case against him, after a trial late last year resulted in a hung jury. Sen. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube:  Bombshell: Department of Justice Drops Corruption Case Against www. In a curt statement of its 5 days ago Federal prosecutors have decided not to retry Menendez on corruption charges after a judge threw out seven counts last week. 5 days ago The United States Department of Justice has declined to continue pursuing its case against Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) and filed a motion to dismiss the remaining charges. Bob Menendez, allowing the New Jersey Democrat to run for re-election without facing bribery charges. 5 days ago U. 5 days ago Twelve days after federal prosecutors told a federal court in New Jersey that they would re-try Sen. The decision comes one week after a federal judge acquitted Menendez and his co-defendant, 5 days ago The Justice Department Wednesday filed to dismiss its remaining charges against Sen. 5 days ago The Justice Department is dropping its case against Sen. In a curt statement of its 5 days ago The Department of Justice said Wednesday it would not try U. The federal judge overseeing the case, U. 5 days ago The Justice Department has dropped its plan to retry Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N. 31, 2018 asked a judge to drop the bribery case against Sen. 5 days ago The decision is a major victory for Menendez and the Democratic Party, which was facing the prospect of having the 12-year incumbent facing a corruption trial while running for what should be one of its safest Senate seats. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on a series of corruption charges, the Justice Department suddenly switched gears on Wednesday, announcing that the charges would be dropped. In response to the Justice Department's decision to drop the charges, Menendez said in a statement, “From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would 5 days ago The U. In Menendez's first trial ended in a mistrial, and seven of his 18 counts were been dismissed thereafter. prosecutors told a judge they want to drop a federal corruption case against U. The Justice Department moved to dismiss the remaining charges against Menendez after a federal judge last 5 days ago The move signals surrender in a high-profile corruption case after a mistrial and the dismissal of some charges. html4 days ago In an about-turn, the U. J. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, and Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen on corruption charges a second time after the first trial ended in a hung jury. Submitted Wednesday morning, the brief motion announcing DOJ's intent to dismiss reads, in part: In light of the 5 days ago In a complete reversal, the Justice Department on Jan. Bob Menendez, likely bringing the legal case against the Democrat to an end. ). 5 days ago The Department of Justice on Wednesday dismissed all the remaining charges against Senator Robert Menendez, a decision that underscores how a 2016 Supreme Court ruling has significantly raised the bar for prosecutors who try to pursue corruption cases against elected officials. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on corruption charges, an abrupt about-face that keeps him from another arduous trial and likely protects his place in the Senate. Senator Robert Menendez rather than retry him after a divided jury failed to reach a verdict last year. Robert Menendez, less than two weeks after it announced it would retry the New Jersey Democrat on corruption charges. Walls, last week entered acquittals on seven of the 18 5 days ago A corruption trial against Menendez last year resulted in a hung jury, and a judge had ruled out retrial on several key charges. District Judge William H. The motion to dismiss 5 days ago Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that they will drop their corruption case against Sen
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