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CREW Adds Sen. Menendez to “Under Investigation” List

The Daily Caller is reporting that late yesterday, Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington (CREW) added the embattled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to its list of “Under Investigation”. CREW notes that the Senator is under investigation by the Senate Ethics Committee for “accepting gifts from a donor who flew him to the Dominican Republic on [...]

Accused Florida Doctor Also Has Ties With GOP

FEC records indicate Dr. Salomon Melgen’s financial support is not limited to only Democrats in office. Records show that Dr. Melgen and his wife Flor Melgen have donated a combined total of nearly $20,000 to GOP House Representatives’ Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL). Both Representatives have Cuban backgrounds and reside in southern Florida. Balart and Ros-Lehtinen have also highly praised the [...]

Dr. Melgen’s Credentials Under Scrutiny: Harvard, Yale Distance Themselves From Menendez Donor

@Lachlan Markay at the Washington Free Beacon writes: A controversial donor with ties to prominent Democrats who is under investigation by the FBI may not have the qualifications he claims. The resume of Dr. Salomon Melgen, a Florida-based ophthalmologist and controversial Democratic donor, boasts medical education and experience at Harvard University, Yale University, and the [...]

Former Menendez Aide May Benefit From Foreign Business Deal Backed by Senator

The Miami Herald is reporting that a former Senator Menendez aide by the name of Pablo Pedro Permuy stands to benefit should the ICSSI port security contract be approved. ICSSI is a security company that Dr. Salamon Melgen (a top donor to the Senator and currently under FBI investigations) acquired back in 2006. The company would provide security measures and checkpoints along [...]

Menendez Scandal: The Daily Caller Says Univision Has The Wrong Girl

In the emails provided by Peter Williams to The Daily Caller, one of the prostitutes mentioned went by the name of Yaneisi Fernandez. Late yesterday, Hispanic news organization, Univision, released its interview with a Dominican Republic native by the name of Yaneisi Fernandez who claimed she was not a prostitute and never attended any sex parties with Dr. [...]

Menendez Denies Claims of Overseas Prostitution Linked to Top Donor; Blames “Right Wing Blogs”

After a full week of stone-walling reporters, Senator Robert Menendez finally broke his silence on the alleged scandal that involves him, a top donor, and several prostitutes, some allegedly underage. Interviewed by CNN’s Dana Bash, the Senator was quoted as saying: The smears that right wing blogs have been pushing since the election, that is [...]

The Many Faces of the Menendez Scandal

Dr. Salmon Melgen – The center of this entire controversy. A Dominican Republic native, with optometry offices in Miami and parts of South Florida. Last week, his office was raided by the FBI and is now under formal investigation for tax evasion, and alleged activity in the Dominican Republic with U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-New [...]

Menendez Scandal: The Mysterious Woman on Dr. Melgen’s Plane. . . (PHOTO)

The coverage of the scandal surrounding New Jersey’s junior U.S. Senator Bob Menendez got a little spicer this evening.  Accusations of the powerful Democrat Senator, who currently chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, being provided with underage teenage prostitutes in the Dominion Republic by super donor Dr. Salomon Melgen couldn’t get juicer if it had been written in a [...]