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Grand Jury Investigating Menendez

According to a Washington Post article, a federal grand jury is investigating U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) in connection with his alleged lobbying efforts on behalf of a Dominican friend and heavy campaign contributor, Dr. Salomon Melgen. Menendez has intervened in matters affecting the financial interests of Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, seeking to apply pressure on the Dominican government to honor a contract with Melgen’s port-security company, documents and interviews show. […]

WaPo: Escort Says Menendez Claims Were Made Up (Daily Caller Says Wrong Escort)

The Washington Post yesterday, reported that the escort who appeared on tape accusing Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) of paying her for sex, has recanted. The escort, Nexis de los Santos Santana, 23, said in an affidavit she was hired by lawyer Miguel Galvan to do a taped interview with journalists in mid-October. Galvan explained to her that a false account was needed for a divorce case. De los Santos said she was […]

Menendez Claims Accusations Stem From Right Wing Racists

At a gathering at the Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton, NJ, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez claimed that right wingers were hurling false accusations because of his Hispanic heritage. “I have felt the sting of discrimination. Now we face anonymous, faceless, nameless individuals from right-wing sources seeking to destroy a lifetime of work. And their scares are false. I have worked too hard and too long in the vineyards to allow, at my […]

American Prostitute Steps Forward in Menendez Scandal

Late last night, the Daily Caller leaked yet another development in the prostitute scandal involving  U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ). The DC referred to the prostitute as “Beth” who claims Mr. Menendez has become well known among high priced escorts “since at least 2008.” Beth referred to the Senator as a “hobbyist” – “Hobbyists,” she explained, are men who “‘hobby’ in seeing many girls, as many as they can,” referring to escorts […]

Top 5 Unique GOP Valentines (PHOTO)

ViralRead obtained this from one of our readers. So, here are the top five GOP valentines you can send:   Personally, who wouldn’t want a romantic getaway? So what if it is with a semi-creepy Senator who likes the “new and young ones?” Maybe better suited for February 15th, it just shows how much you care! Even mythical figures can’t catch an exemption. What is the world coming to? Submitted […]

Sen. Lautenberg Says Sen. Menendez Should Keep Chairman Post

Senior U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) went on the record stating he does not see why the embattled U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) would need to step down as Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Via Roll Call – Asked if Menendez’s post was in jeopardy, Lautenberg said, “Not as is I see it. Bob Menendez is a good senator and decisions will be made in the review as to whether […]

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 a private jet.” Absent from the report is any reference to a federal investigation into […]

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 embattled Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ). On January 17th, Rep. Ros-Lehtinen had this to say about […]