Judge Declares Mistrial In Menendez Prosecution

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The bribery trial of Sen. Robert Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked on corruption charges against the lawmaker and a wealthy Florida eye doctor.

“We cannot reach a unanimous decision,’’ the jury said in a note just before lunch on Thursday. “Nor are we willing to move away from our strong convictions.”

A mistrial is a major victory for a senator who had to fight 18 counts of alleged corruption, and a setback for the Justice Department, whose efforts to combat public corruption have been curtailed by a recent Supreme Court decision. Read more at WaPo.

{Matzav.com}

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  1. Senator Menendez deserves to be free he voted against the Iran deal and mr Obama and henchman made sure to make life miserable for him

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