He also criticized journalists he says have failed to adequately investigate drug makers or hold their well-funded opposition campaign accountable for the high prices targeted by the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act.
The prosecution's argument "is consistent with case law, and with the U.S. Constitution," Weinstein said. "What the defense is suggesting is that Senator Menendez was acting as a lobbyist as opposed to a senator. To me, that's not his role. The people who pay him are the citizens of New Jersey, and they pay him to represent their interests."