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September 27, 2023

Menendez pleads not guilty as more Dems call for resignation

US Senator Bob Menendez (C), Democrat of New Jersey, with his wife Nadine Arslanian (2nd R), leaves US District Court.

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) pleaded not guilty to bribery and corruption charges today as several more high-ranking Democrats have called for him to resign.

Menendez, who was accompanied by his wife Nadine, a co-defendant, ignored questions from reporters going into the Manhattan federal courthouse. Nadine Menendez and three businessmen charged in the alleged conspiracy also pleaded not guilty today.

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