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Sen. Robert Menendez seeks probe of
alleged Cuban plot to smear him

Washington Post, by Carol D. Leonnig and *

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Posted By:Drive, 7/8/2014 1:17:23 PM

Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes, according to people familiar with the discussions. In a letter sent to Justice Department officials, the senator’s attorney asserts that the plot was timed to derail the ­political rise of Menendez (D-N.J.), one of Washington’s most ardent critics of the Castro regime. At the time, Menendez was running for reelection and was preparing to assume the powerful chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. According to

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/8/2014 1:21:14 PM     (No. 9915336)

Pedophiles who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/8/2014 1:22:33 PM     (No. 9915338)

He should be sent to jail to receive all the probing he deserves.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 7/8/2014 1:25:21 PM     (No. 9915345)

Any Senator who lunches regularly with the heads of La Raza should be probed.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: nevernaught, 7/8/2014 1:45:43 PM     (No. 9915398)

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-Mexico) needs to visit Cuba and stay there. Why would Cuba smear him, they love his Marxist politics.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pensom2, 7/8/2014 2:02:00 PM     (No. 9915427)

Pretty good diversion tactic there, Bob! The NJ lofo´s will buy it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: varkdriver, 7/8/2014 2:17:28 PM     (No. 9915454)

Aren´t the first four lines of the headline what got ol´ Jersey Bob in trouble in the FIRST place?

Seekin´ them probes with the underage ladies south of the border leads to mucho trouble, amigo.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/8/2014 2:25:48 PM     (No. 9915471)

He´ll be helping O.J. find the real killer next.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/8/2014 5:25:28 PM     (No. 9915721)

The media didn´t cover the pedophile story very well. Is anybody surprised?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: HalfNorsk, 7/8/2014 5:37:01 PM     (No. 9915733)

"The Cubans ate my homework."


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Reply 10 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 7/9/2014 1:30:38 AM     (No. 9916174)

Is this creep more delusional or corrupt? Take your pick. In this case both answers are correct.

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