After 6 weeks, prosecution rests in bribery trial of Menendez

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 Wednesday afternoon.

Earlier on Wednesday, FBI Special Agent Alan Mohl, one of the two lead agents on the Justice Department’s investigation of the New Jersey Democrat, made his fourth appearance on the stand as the government’s final witness against Menendez and Salomon Melgen, a …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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