The investigation into New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez and his ties to political donor Salomon Melgen ratcheted Friday, as media reports dissected financial transactions between the two that could be seen as crossing congressional ethics lines. Roll Call cites a New York Times report for raising details of a 10-year financial relationship between the congressman and the Florida eye doctor that raises brows: Mr. Melgen reportedly bought a controlling stake in a port security company in the Caribbean two years ago. During that time frame, Roll Call cites
Tip of the iceberg. If the Diane Sawyers weren´t covering up for all of the crazed, greedy bums in Congress, this ridiculous crime story would be just one of thousands. It´s a given that, better or worse, every Congressman is crooked just like Menendez. They´re all in it together, that´s why they all act so stupidly quiet, why not one complains about his brother rat. They do not argue, pontificate, amongst themselves any longer because they are all too scared to tell the truth about their fellow thieves. The corruption is beyond imagination. Just the Obama´s own White House budget alone is a hint of their delusional life: one billion and a half for this thieving family. And look at Fox News recent report on our tax money wasted right in front of our eyes. The saving grace is the new media that is breaking these crime stories one by one.,,, and ahowing how despicable is Diane Sawyer.
Let´s give Senator Bobby a break here. After all, he was just doing what he had previously promised the good citizens of The Garden State. "My first priority is growing the economy in the long term, and stimulating it in the short term."
Could it be that perhaps, some day, Brian Williams et al. will have to report on this? (These guys live in a bubble, THINK they are newsmen and are reporting straight news. They are as responsible for Obama and his abuses as anyone and I hope someday they get the contempt they deserve.)
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ida Lou Pino, 2/2/2013 8:57:24 AM (No. 9153857)
Menendez will have the last laugh on this one.
I found out that he has signed receipts from all the underage girls with whom he had sex. So when he´s accused of not paying the little girls - - he´ll just whip out all those receipts - - and boy-oh-boy will his accusers be embarrassed!
You got to get up pretty early if you want to stay ahead of a sharp guy like Sen. Menendez!
The only thing that would make the media latch on to this Democrat scandal is the sex angle, otherwise there would be no notice. Too bad there wasn´t some sex angle to the Obama corruption, we´d be somewhere.
Probably not, #17, given that info about zippy´s bath house days and his limo rides with Larry Sinclair has been out there sine 2008. The media has successfully covered it up the same way they covered for his phony birth certificate - by ridiculing and demonizing anyone who mentions it.
Does the media Photoshop the leash the DOJ is holding on the FBI agents? The DOJ long ago lost respect and now the FBI is a political police force, nothing more. This senator should have been outed and forced to resign a long time ago.
This guy is a piker compared to our retiring Sec of State. Estimates indicate that Clintons are worth about 400 million. And she started it all with only a 100 K stock bribe. Hope she writes an instruction book.
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Donna M, 2/2/2013 1:30:00 PM (No. 9154520)
Nothing will happen. He´s the right race, party and from NJ. There will be a show hearing, a fine paid, he may have to step down from his chairmanship but that is IT. To hope for more or waste time on this is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. Remember that Rep. Rangel got caught in more stuff, and he just got reelected. Remember that Jon Corzine defrauded investors of millions and crashed a company through his decisions, and he´s off scot free.
Amazing how quiet Krispy Kreme Kristie is on this stuff. Must be those invites to soirees with The Boss in Rumson.
If Menendez quits then Krispy Kreme Kristie gets to appoint the successor. Maybe that is why he is such buds with zer0bama now. And the citizens of NJ and NY who lost their homes are living in tents in the winter.
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