Justice Department Outlines Upcoming Case Against Senator Menendez

Federal prosecutors are detailing their strategy for the upcoming corruption trial of Democratic New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez.  Menendez and his co-defendant, ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, are charged with 18 counts of fraud and bribery.  Prosecutors filed a brief on Wednesday explaining that they will be using emails, hotel bills, credit card bills and federal Election Commission filings as evidence as they make their case.  Both men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.  Their trial begins on September 6th at Federal Court in Newark.