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The Latest: Judge declares mistrial in
Sen. Menendez trial

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:ramona, 11/16/2017 1:18:06 PM

The Latest on the Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Sen. Bob Menendez´s bribery trial has ended in a mistrial after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on the charges against the Democrat and his co-defendant. Judge William Walls declared the mistrial Thursday. The jury first told him on Monday they couldn´t reach a unanimous verdict on any of the 18 counts in the indictment against Menendez and a wealthy friend. They said Thursday they reviewed the evidence "slowly and thoroughly and in great detail" but remained deadlocked.

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Yippee. More fodder for the Senate to chew on as they contemplate Roy Moore.
Ramona (the Pest)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kono, 11/16/2017 1:20:44 PM     (No. 11453816)

Maybe this will raise the trial profile to an extent that the MSM has to cover it?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shmowry1, 11/16/2017 1:22:47 PM     (No. 11453817)

Please retry this criminal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Aasilver, 11/16/2017 1:24:51 PM     (No. 11453818)

We, the American people, must face the fact that Democrats can never be found guilty of ANYTHING.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/16/2017 1:30:41 PM     (No. 11453824)

IIRC, we used to be a country of laws, not men.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/16/2017 1:42:03 PM     (No. 11453832)

Senator Menendez´s behavior meets Senate ethics standards? Those standards must be very low.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Delilah, 11/16/2017 1:45:04 PM     (No. 11453836)

I suspect someone was bought off to hang this jury. Lots of money flowing around this suspect. Briber was found guilty so how can the bribed guy be innocent?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jjs, 11/16/2017 2:48:10 PM     (No. 11453908)

If it would have been a Republican the media world have gone 24/7 on the trial tainting every jury against the Republican. They sure kept quite on the Menendez trial.

Why wasn´t CNN looking for all the 14 year old girls he bought for pleasure with kickback moneys and tax payer money?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: curious1, 11/16/2017 3:00:27 PM     (No. 11453924)

Retry him in Texas, in Lubbock or Abilene. Or Oklahoma.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sandbar, 11/16/2017 3:09:44 PM     (No. 11453932)

When you have a member of the jury sit thru 8-9 weeks of testimony and then ask "What is a senator" there is not much hope.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: watashiyo, 11/16/2017 3:15:17 PM     (No. 11453938)

One way or the other, he will be punished. If not here, maybe down there. Life will be excruciatingly miserable and painful. He would beg for death but he can never die. Btw, the jurors were a clueless idiots and the defense attorney played them like a fiddle.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Raspberry, 11/16/2017 4:15:28 PM     (No. 11453983)

Maybe the liberal press was right. There is nothing here worth reporting. Ya think?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: citizen, 11/16/2017 4:24:17 PM     (No. 11453988)

Seems like two of the jurors spoke English.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Davids918, 11/16/2017 5:27:49 PM     (No. 11454040)

Watch for someone connected to the jury pool to suddenly have their house paid off, or obtain a huge contract that has lots of extra $$$.



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