Sen. Bob Menendez pleads not guilty in federal bribery case, as calls for resignation grow

Sen. Bob Menendez pleads not guilty in federal bribery case, as calls for resignation grow

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Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez has pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges. 

The senior lawmaker from New Jersey is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for using his official role as head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee − a position he has since stepped down from − to benefit the government of Egypt, according to the unsealed indictment.

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