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Menendez Corruption Scandal – Feds Say $750,000 in Donations Turned into Favors for Florida Doctor

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A senior US politician went on trial for corruption Wednesday over allegations he accepted bribes of private jet flights, luxury vacations and over $750,000 in campaign donations. Prosecutors claim Democrat Robert Menendez, 63, used his position as New Jersey senator to pursue the interests of wealthy Florida businessman and ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen. In return, they say…