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Menendez drained more than 1/3
of bank accounts in January to pay
for past Dominican Republic travel

Daily Caller, by David Martosko

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Posted By:abuela10, 2/1/2013 8:01:31 AM

A check that Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez wrote to his longtime campaign donor Dr. Salomon Melgen on Jan. 4 to cover private jet travel to the Dominican Republic represented more than one-third of his cash-on-hand — and perhaps as much as 90 percent — according to an analysis of his most recent U.S. Senate financial disclosure report. Dan O’Brien, Menendez’s chief of staff, told WNBC-TV4 in New York on Tuesday that the senator reimbursed Melgen $58,500


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/1/2013 8:08:07 AM     (No. 9151934)

I am not a lawyer, but it seems to me that this constituted consciousness of guilt.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/1/2013 8:17:38 AM     (No. 9151957)

NJ´s democrats have a looooooonnnnnggggg history of child sexual abuse.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JAN, 2/1/2013 8:23:31 AM     (No. 9151971)

NYSlimes going after Menendez.

Reporting that the donor received a VERY lucrative contract that had been pushed by Menendez.

When you lose the Slimes, you have lost your senate seat.

Count on Christie appointing Booker to his seat if it comes to that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 2/1/2013 8:30:08 AM     (No. 9151988)

"I apologize to all. I now admit to my unfortunate addiction."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/1/2013 9:07:00 AM     (No. 9152056)

After the addict confession, Menendez will claim that he didn´t know they were underage cause they didn´t look 15 or 16, they looked at least 17 or 18.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Seething Citizen, 2/1/2013 9:14:22 AM     (No. 9152074)

It´s horrible and a disgrace to be "represented" by this misfit and the zombie, Lautenberg. How in the world do such trash get elected and re-elected?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LAW428, 2/1/2013 9:14:52 AM     (No. 9152077)

Menendez: "I´ll be checking in to a rehabilitation facility and in a couple of weeks I´ll be fine. All will be back to normal soon and I´ll be able to resume my Senate obligations to serve the American people and service the under-aged in the Dominican." // s/o //

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Reply 8 - Posted by: RoosterBob, 2/1/2013 9:30:48 AM     (No. 9152114)

Am I the only one wondering what he´s doing with $58,000 "Cash on Hand?"
The published estimate of his January "Cash on Hand" was as much as $175,000!!
Gee, ain´t Washington politics wonderfully profitable?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/1/2013 9:54:31 AM     (No. 9152169)

After the smoke clears there is nothing to keep this "donor" in Florida from passing that money right back to Melendez.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bluefindad, 2/1/2013 9:56:55 AM     (No. 9152171)

What a sleazy flake.

The claim that "The $58K was reimbursed from the senator´s private accounts" was used to deflect criticism that the expense for the trips were not on the senator´s yearly financial report. Now, it´s revealed that the reimbursement was made this year for trips that should have been disclosed in 2010.

But since it was way back in 2010 anyway, what difference does it make?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/1/2013 10:01:22 AM     (No. 9152179)

#11 Are you channeling Sec State Hillary?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigken2, 2/1/2013 10:32:24 AM     (No. 9152274)

having been to dr i can tell you that protitution is legal just like nevada but regulated just like nevada you must be 18 or you dont get a permit to work if bob was with 15 year olds he knew it and was asking for them and for enough money you can get them no dought he was doing something sneeky down there just like charly rangle

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bradcro, 2/1/2013 11:23:48 AM     (No. 9152430)

Yeah and the $$$ will be redeposited today in the Cayman Island account. It will make the press amd lofo´s happy.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: dipi, 2/1/2013 11:38:27 AM     (No. 9152463)

"Menendez drained more than 1/3 of bank accounts in January to pay for past Dominican Republic travel"
And yet, he underpaid his "nooky" bill.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/1/2013 11:57:08 PM     (No. 9153463)

Remember Rangel´s DR villa ? Perhaps Charlie can help him pass the hat around Congress for some donations.

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