Jurors 'Can't Reach' Unanimous Verdict in Sen. Menendez Trial

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Jurors in the bribery trial of United States Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) say they are deadlocked on a decision.

On the afternoon of Monday, November 13th, the jurors sent the judge a note saying that they "can't reach a unanimous verdict on any of the charges."

The judge excused the jurors for the day, but told them to return the next day — Tuesday, November 14th — in order to continue deliberating.

A juror, who was dismissed last week due to a previously scheduled vacation, told reporters on Friday, November 10th, that she had voted for acquitting the senator on all counts.

Prosecutors say Menendez took gifts from a wealthy Florida donor between 2006 and 2013 in exchange for political influence.

Menendez has denied any bribery arrangement. 

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