Nadine Menendez was the first to file a motion Monday night, followed soon after by husband Bob.
The New Jersey senator’s lawyers called the government’s case against their client a distortion of reality and “rotten at its core.”
The embattled New Jersey senator warned his colleagues in a 20-minute speech that “the sky is the limit if they want to pursue you.”
There is no known connection between Sen. Bob Menendez’ latest indictment and that of the Republican strategists, but the three men face similar accusations.
Prosecutors allege the New Jersey senator was asked to pick out watches that cost as much as $24,000 in exchange for positive comments about Qatar.
A staffer to ex-Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen held an executive role at IS EG Halal, which the feds have alleged functioned as a front for Egyptian military-intelligence interests.
Strangely enough, Sen. Bob Menendez’s new lawyer has his own scandal involving gold bars.