New Jersey Senator Faces Corruption Charges

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New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is indicted on federal corruption charges.

The Democrat is accused of using his Senate office to push the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts.

That friend, a doctor from Florida, was also indicted.

Menendez has maintained innocence.

He’s one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members in Congress.

Senator Menendez has agreed to temporarily step aside from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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