Wow: Bob Menendez jury asks for definition of ‘senator’

Posted at 5:19 pm on November 07, 2017 by Brett T.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the jury in Sen. Bob Menendez’ corruption trial on Tuesday completed its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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The panel of seven women and five men, however, did ask the judge for a definition of the term, “senator.” Jeremy Roebuck reports:

The federal jury weighing U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez’s fate deliberated quietly for six hours Tuesday, emerging only to ask a question – one that struck observers as odd.

The panel of seven women and five men asked U.S. District Judge William H. Walls for a definition of the term “senator.” Walls opted not to give them an answer …

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