Â© FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks to reporters while on his way to a vote following a Senate Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol HillÂ in Washington, U.S., September 28, 2023. REUTERS/Craig Hudson/File Photo
WASHINGTON () – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez will be arraigned next week on new charges that he conspired to act as a foreign agent for the Egyptian government, according to court document posted on Friday.
Menendez, a Democrat who on Thursday was charged with Foreign Agents Registration Act violations, along with his wife and other co-defendants, is scheduled to face the new charges at a Oct. 18 hearing in federal court in New York, the filing said.