Dem Senator Plays With Fire After Mistrial

Embattled Sen. Robert Menendez is telling the Department of Justice either to try to prosecute him again on corruption charges or drop the case.

The New Jersey Democrat, whose bribery trial was declared a mistrial in November, told reporters Thursday he wants investigators to decide by mid-January whether they will try him in court again.

“I believe their decision must come within the next 30 days,” Menendez said, referring to the court decision on his trial.

“We would have the ability to present a motion to say prosecute or dismiss… And if you want to prosecute, bring it on.”

Read more at Roll Call.