Friendship and bribery are not mutually exclusive, prosecutors told the jury during Thursday’s closing arguments in the two-month-long trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey, and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen. But Melgen’s lawyers said in summation the prosecution’s case is speculative and lacking in evidence.
The jury is set to hear closing arguments from Menendez’s lawyers on Monday, and could begin deliberations later that day.
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