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Senator Bob Menendez Faces New Charge in Ongoing Foreign Agent Investigation

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Senator Bob Menendez Faces New Charges of Acting as Foreign Agent for Egypt

Senator Bob Menendez steps down from his position. (Photo: AP News)

Senator Bob Menendez faces a new charge in an ongoing investigation, accused of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act by conspiring to act as an agent for Egypt, providing sensitive U.S. government information.
(Photo: AP News)

Expanded Charges in Ongoing Investigation

According to, New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez faces an additional charge in an ongoing investigation, as he and his wife, Nadine Menendez, are accused of acting as foreign agents for Egypt. This new charge part of a superseding indictment, alleges that Senator Bob Menendez violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act by conspiring to act as an agent for the Egyptian government.

Prosecutors claim that Senator Bob Menendez provided sensitive US government information and secretly aided Egypt. The initial charges against Senator Bob Menendez and his wife revolve around allegations of bribery, honest services fraud, and extortion.

The indictment states that they accepted bribes, including cash, gold bars, and luxury vehicles, in exchange for protecting individuals with ties to Egypt’s government. A search of their home and safe deposit box uncovered over $480,000 in cash, with an additional $70,000 in Nadine Menendez’s deposit box. Senator Bob Menendez has claimed this money is from his personal savings.

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Calls for Resignation and Expulsion Grow

Senator Bob Menendez who served as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been in the Senate since 2006. Many lawmakers have called for his resignation following the indictment but Senator Bob Menendez has stated he won’t step down.

The superseding indictment has renewed calls for his expulsion from the Senate, with Senator John Fetterman asserting that an alleged foreign agent should not serve in the United States Senate. Senator Bob Menendez is up for reelection in 2024.

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