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Bob Menendez Doesn’t Want to Discuss His Corruption Case

The New Jersey senator entered the courthouse on Tuesday, not wanting to discuss the case with the media.

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) walked by reporters who shouted questions at him Tuesday morning, offering nothing in the way of substance.

A reporter from CBS2 asked the senator for comment, and Menendez only said that he was, “Looking forward to picking a good jury.”

Federal prosecutors have charged Menendez with corruption based on his connection with Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen. Prosecutors are seeking to prove a quid pro quo relationship between the two.

Menendez’s bashfulness outside the Newark court house marked a distinct difference from his position in 2015, when he accused President Obama’s Department of Justice of confusing “friendship” with corruption.