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  • News Alert: Mistrial in Sen. Menendez corruption trial

    From CNN Breaking News@VERT to no-reply@siteservices.cnn.com on Thu Nov 16 10:33:03 2017
    The federal corruption trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday after the jury reported it is hopelessly deadlocked.

    Judge William Walls declared the mistrial after interviewing all 12 jurors Thursday.

    "I find that you are unable to reach a verdict and that further deliberations would be futile and there is no alternative but to declare a mistrial," he said.

    The mistrial is a blow to the Justice Department, which has been investigating Menendez for nearly five years, but leaves the senator without the clear vindication he had hoped for in court.

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