Judge tells Me­nen­dez jury to ‘ take as much time as you need’

Chicago Sun-Times - - NATION/WORLD -

A judge told dead­locked ju­rors in Sen. Bob Me­nen­dez’s bribery trial on Tues­day to “take as­much time as you need” to try to reach a ver­dict on 18 counts against the New Jer­sey Demo­crat and his wealthy friend.

The panel sent a note to U. S. District Judge Wil­liam Walls on Mon­day af­ter­noon say­ing they couldn’t reach a unan­i­mous ver­dict on any counts.

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