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Getting these beauties visas
was high on Menendez’s to-do list: aide

New York Post, by Kaja Whitehouse

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Posted By:PageTurner, 9/12/2017 6:19:26 AM

NEWARK, N.J. — Things to do for a busy US senator: “Cuba policy,” “Afghanistan” — getting a visa for a married pal’s Dominican bombshell girlfriend and her sister. An ex-aide to Robert Menendez told Newark federal jurors Monday that the senator ordered him to call a US ambassador “asap” on behalf of Rosiell Polanco, a 22-year-old stunner who needed a tourist visa to visit the senator’s wealthy West Palm Beach friend for the Christmas holiday. “Call Ambassador asap,” Menendez told Mark Lopes, his former senior policy advisor, in a Nov. 2008 email that was shown to jurors. Menendez and Dr. Salomon Melgen,

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Why, he sounds like a Clinton. Come to think of it, the old horndog is partial to the Dominican Republic.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jawone, 9/12/2017 6:55:25 AM     (No. 11380729)

The already-convicted "doctor" Melgen not only provided his pal Senator Menendez with cash, private jets and luxury travel, his special "gift" was giving the Senator an endless supply of underage girls -- the younger, the better. Plain old garden variety bribery is just the tip of the iceberg of Robert Menendez´ depravity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: winnie1, 9/12/2017 7:03:42 AM     (No. 11380732)

It has been reported that these two allegedly did the naughty with underage girls south of the border. I read this last year, and I don’t see that they are holding Menedez and his friend to this crime.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 9/12/2017 7:15:09 AM     (No. 11380742)

As big a crook as Melendez is,there´s plenty of others involved in pay to play politics up there.Sending Melendez to jail might send a message to the rest of the crooks up there but they´ll judge shop to get the right liberal judge to drop the charges.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: god of irony, 9/12/2017 7:33:14 AM     (No. 11380749)

And all around the Capital the phrase "there but the grace of God go I" is echoing in the hallways.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 9/12/2017 8:36:40 AM     (No. 11380801)

Constituent service is an important part of a congressman´s or Senator´s duties, and is demanded by constituents. If the politician doesn´t do such service, he may lose.
It will be tough to sort out service from corrupt favors.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rolfnader, 9/12/2017 8:40:58 AM     (No. 11380807)

Perhaps, #5 -but that would only hold true with constituents , which the good doctor is not.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: varkdriver, 9/12/2017 8:42:24 AM     (No. 11380810)

In addition to my previous list of questions from this thread (http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=922525), I´m gonna throw in a couple more:

1. What is the nature of your relationship with Miss Polanco, Miss Lopes-Leite, and Miss Buchyk?
2. Have you or Dr. Melgen ever had any sexual contact with any of them, and how many times?
3. Have you ever paid them for any ´services´ provided?

More questions to follow!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bpl40, 9/12/2017 9:09:35 AM     (No. 11380845)

Unfortunately, control of the Senate is involved. They will move heaven and earth to get him free.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/12/2017 9:21:17 AM     (No. 11380858)

GUILTY, Get a ROPE!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: strike3, 9/12/2017 9:38:39 AM     (No. 11380882)

Menendez´s criminal career has spanned too many administrations and his acts have been too disgusting for even our corrupt Senate to save him. He may drag it out for a while but he is going to fry.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: beca, 9/12/2017 9:51:43 AM     (No. 11380902)

ive followed this little dirty weasel....i could use much nastier words but ms lucianne wouldnt like it......he is guilty as sin and he will NOT get out of this one...too much on him......he is going to do time...blame the stupid people of NJ for electing this germ over and over...he deserves prison for a long long time....and i think he is going to get it...............

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Msliberty1937, 9/12/2017 9:55:26 AM     (No. 11380906)

From what I read elsewhere the scope of this trial is limited to the bribery charges only. While everyone ´knows´ about the sleazy goings on with under age girls, the prosecution can´t bring that in.

Can someone confirm or correct. I hope I´m wrong.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/12/2017 10:09:20 AM     (No. 11380918)

The evidence has all been insinuations and titillations. That is not professional prosecution, but perhaps that is more from the press than the prosecution. We will see. Forget about the beauties. Mendendez and Harry Reid were over at Health and Human Services trying to get Melgen payments and approvals, that is hard evidence, and against both Reid and Menendez, both of whom belong in jail, my view.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 9/12/2017 10:22:05 AM     (No. 11380926)

#12, The scope of the trial is narrowed by the Supreme Court decision in McDonnell. Re, it is not an act of corruption for an official to act on behalf of a benefactor as #5 was trying to point out. The Supreme court held that it takes a more active role than opening doors for benefactors.
The prosecution is trying to show (and I think doing a stellar job of it) that the lavish gifts, vacations, and acts like the influence Menendez used in the Medicare dispute, the benefits he bestowed on Melgen´s practice, etc.
The kicker is what a NJ jury will do. Menendez is a man of the people. Refugee parents, Union City tenement, popular pol (58%). They may like their crook enough to find his acts just sleazy, at best, and not influence peddling.
I think this is an important case and it will reverberate throughout the halls of pols everywhere. McDonnell gave them room to play now Menendez may set an outer boundary. This is a jury call. One thing is certain, Menendez will appeal, appeal, appeal.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Msliberty1937, 9/12/2017 10:37:25 AM     (No. 11380944)

Thank you, #14.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 9/12/2017 11:01:49 AM     (No. 11380961)

Oh come on take a look, can you really blame him?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 9/12/2017 11:38:37 AM     (No. 11380997)

Hey, that Svitlana prostitute was just doing a job that American prostitutes wouldn´t do at any price.

She´s just a dreamer.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Penney, 9/12/2017 1:48:33 PM     (No. 11381145)

Exposure of corruption and prosecution of the corrupted elected pol´s crimes is good for the country. Voters place their trust in these officials and have the right to expect them to be faithful to their oaths of office. Apparently it is time to see some of the swamp-pols´ perp walks.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 9/12/2017 2:57:12 PM     (No. 11381207)

New Jersey will know how to fix the Mendendez problem as the dirt comes out. Remember the senator who was in trouble and they replaced him with some old guy who beat the Republican?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: varkdriver, 9/13/2017 5:20:37 AM     (No. 11381727)

Sorry for the second post, but yes, you are referring to NJ Dim Senator Robert "The Torch" Toricelli who was caught red-handed with his hand in the till during re-election campaign in 2002.

In clear violation of NJ Election Law, they revived the corpse of Frank Lautenberg, reliable Dimocrat, who was then elected.

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