Sen. Bob Menendez ‘aware’ of ongoing federal criminal investigation



Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J. is “aware” of an ongoing federal criminal investigation, according to a spokesperson.

Menendez is under a criminal investigation which is being led by federal prosecutors in Manhattan, according to ABC News.

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Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., US, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Yellen highlighted continuing dangers to the global economy from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic, in prepared remarks to lawmakers on an annual financial-risk report. 
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“Senator Menendez is aware of an investigation that was reported on today, however he does not know the scope of the investigation. As always, should any official inquiries be made, the Senator is available to provide any assistance that is requested of him or his office,” Michael Soliman, advisor to Sen. Menendez, told Fox News Digital.