Posts Tagged ‘menendez’

Andy Kim launches formal challenge to Menendez: ‘It’s about being a decent human being’

Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) officially launched his campaign to unseat Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Friday at a packed brewery in South Jersey. The third-term congressman was one of the first Democrats to call on Menendez to resign in the wake of a corruption indictment, and announced a primary bid against him the next day… […]

Menendez case signals new chapter for DOJ on foreign agent law

A new federal charge against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) purports he conspired with his wife and a New Jersey businessman to act as a foreign agent of Egypt — an unprecedented allegation marking the first time a sitting U.S. senator has been accused of working on behalf of another government. The superseding indictment is an… […]

Menendez Charged With Conspiracy To Act As Foreign Agent Of Egypt

Menendez Charged With Conspiracy To Act As Foreign Agent Of Egypt US Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) was hit with a new charge Thursday that he conspired to act as an agent of the Egyptian government while he was head of the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee. In a superseding indictment filed in Manhattan federal court, Menendez […]

Menendez defiant, says foreign agent charge ‘an attempt to wear someone down’

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) accused prosecutors Thursday of attempting to wear him down and maintained his innocence after he was charged with acting as a foreign agent for Egypt.  Menendez remained defiant after the latest charge was issued against him, his wife, Nadine, and a New Jersey businessman, saying that he has only been loyal… […]

BREAKING: Democrat Senator Menendez Charged with Conspiring to Act as Foreign Agent in Superseding Indictment

BREAKING: Democrat Senator Menendez Charged with Conspiring to Act as Foreign Agent in Superseding Indictment – But Not Joe Biden? Source

Israel hawk Robert Menendez indicted for corruption, again

AIPAC’s favorite Senate Democrat, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, may lose his seat following a second major corruption scandal. This could be an opportunity for Palestinian rights advocates. Source

Fetterman: Not interested in Menendez’s explanation unless he is ‘coming today to resign’

Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.) took another swing at embattled New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez (D) on Thursday, saying he’s not interested in Menendez’s explanation. “Unless Senator Menendez is coming today to resign, I am not interested in hearing his ‘explanation’ for gold bars stashed in a mattress,” Fetterman’s statement read. “We’re past the point of… […]

Wael Hana: Who is the halal meat importer accused of bribing US Senator Menendez?

US Senator Bob Menendez and his wife, Nadine, were indicted last week on bribery charges following a federal investigation into their relationship with three New Jersey businessmen, Anadolu Agency reports. The senior Senator from New Jersey is accused of accepting luxury items and substantial sums of money in bribes, including $150,000 in gold bars and […]

Trump jabs at Menendez and Biden in Michigan

Trump jabs at Menendez and Biden in Michigan lead image Source

Sept 26 – Menendez’s Cash Hoard Symbolizes Congress Corruption

Please send links and comments to Most US Congresscritters are multimillionaires when they only make a $174,000 salary. If Americans were serious about democracy, campaigns would be publicly funded, and donations banned. You could do this for less than the cost of a stealth jet fighter but responsible government is not an American priority. […]

Bob Menendez’s defiance could be an electoral nightmare for Democrats

Bob Menendez won’t resign, and it’s giving some of his fellow Democrats nightmares. The senator’s refusal to step down despite a scathing federal corruption indictment — which could land him in prison for decades — is making New Jersey Democrats up for reelection next month jittery. If Menendez runs again in 2024 and survives the […]

Pelosi says ‘it probably would be a good idea’ if Menendez resigns

Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested that it would be a “good idea” if embattled Sen. Bob Menendez (D) resigns from his position amid fallout of his recent indictment on federal charges.  During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Inside With Jen Psaki,” host Jen Psaki asked Pelosi her thoughts on the recent calls from fellow Democratic… […]

Third Democratic senator calls on Menendez to resign

Sen. Pete Welch (D-VT.) has called on fellow Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to resign from his position amid the longtime senator’s recent indictment on federal charges, becoming the third Democratic senator to do so.  “Senator Menendez is entitled to the presumption of innocence,” Welch wrote in an X, a social media platform formerly known as… […]

‘Just Allegations’: Menendez Refuses To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal, Claims Seized $480K Was For ‘Emergencies’

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Hunter Biden Wanted To Lobby Sen. Bob Menendez On Behalf Of Foreign Client

Hunter Biden Wanted To Lobby Sen. Bob Menendez On Behalf Of Foreign Client Hunter Biden and pals wanted to lobby indicted Democratic New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez on behalf of a Spanish rail company after regulators scrutinized the firm, according to emails found on Hunter’s infamous laptop. According to the Daily Caller, Spanish%20rail%20company%20Construcciones%20y%20Auxiliar%20de%20Ferrocarriles%20(CAF)%20hired%20Rosemont Seneca Partners, […]

Santos says Menendez should not resign: ‘He’s innocent until proven guilty’

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) said Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) should not resign from his position amid the longtime senator’s recent indictment on federal charges, saying, “he’s innocent until proven guilty.”  When asked by NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Julie Tsirkin about the matter, Santos replied that he believes “due process is important,” adding that the… […]

Robert Menendez broke the ‘Goldilocks rule’ of corruption

It would appear that the question is not corruption, but when a little corruption is “just right” and when it is simply too much.  Source

Prosecutors: $480k Cash, Over $100k in Gold Bars Found at Menendez Home

Cash, gold bars, and a Mercedes Benz – totaling more than $710,000 collectively – were recovered between the home and safety deposit box of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and his wife, Nadine Menendez, during an investigation into bribes they allegedly accepted from New Jersey businessmen, federal prosecutors say.  Source

‘Deeply Disturbing’: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Urges Sen. Robert Menendez to Resign

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) has joined the small, but growing chorus of Democrats urging Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) to resign from the U.S Senate after the fellow New Jersey Democrat was indicted on federal bribery charges Friday morning. Source

Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez Denies Bribery Allegations in Indictment

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) denies federal allegations that he “and his wife accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars of bribes” from New Jersey businessmen in exchange for “using his power and influence to protect and enrich” them “and to benefit the government of Egypt.” Source

Will Senator Robert Menendez decide the fate of Sweden’s NATO membership?

For more than a year now, since the start of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, the question of admitting two North European countries, Finland and Sweden, to NATO has been on the table. As you know, Helsinki and Stockholm chose to abandon their neutral status and apply for NATO membership in March 2022. It […]

Menendez humiliates Turkey in front of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

The Chairman of the Committee on International Relations of the Senate, after enumerating all the wrongdoings of Turkey, including the threats against Greece, asked the head of the American diplomacy Secretary Blinken during a hearing. Senator Bob Menendez launches 90 -a second-long tirade criticising Turkey on everything from human rights to “What do you call… […]

Bob Menendez announced that he has given the “green light” for the sale of the F-35 in Greece

The green light for the sale of F-35s to Greece was given by the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Robert Menendez, he announced from the Delphi Economic Forum in Washington. The US government will formally notify Congress of the sale of F-35s to Greece, and from there, the prescribed procedure for the ratification… […]

Menendez vows to block plan to sell fighter jets to Turkey reports Politico

The senator blasted Turkey’s human rights record in a statement. The chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is vowing to continue blocking the transfer of warplanes to Turkey unless Ankara improves its human rights record and ceases threatening U.S. regional allies reports Politico earlier this morning. The Biden administration is considering a $20 billion… […]

Menendez: Cuba Responded to Biden’s ‘Unilateral Concessions’ by Increasing Repression, Including ‘Death Penalty for Free Speech’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) criticized the Biden administration for lifting some restrictions on Cuba by saying that the day that the policy changes were announced, the Cuban

Menendez is ‘deeply troubled’ by Israel killing ‘innocent civilians’, while Schumer has gone silent

The amazing news from the last day domestically is that Israel’s routine slaughter of Palestinians to put down an uprising is No Longer Routine in the U.S. mainstream. Yesterday there were demonstrations across the country, and Democratic politicians are heeding the American street. The two leading pro-Israel Democratic senators are 1, Robert Menendez, who expressed […]

Pro-Israel senator Menendez issues rare rebuke over Gaza media offices strike

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Menendez is defying Biden over Iran because he owes his political life to Israel lobby and Saban

Last week it came out that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez was working to “sabotage” Joe Biden’s effort to return to the Iran deal even if he “risks setting the US on a course toward war with Iran.” And meantime, 70 Democrats in the House have signed a letter telling Biden that he shouldn’t reenter […]

The road to Biden’s foreign policy runs through Senator Menendez: Politico

TEHRAN- Bob Menendez, the powerful chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will not let Biden repeat Obama’s mistakes, according to Politico. Since Joe Biden has taken office, his administration has bombed Syria, imposed sanctions on Saudi Arabia and Myanmar, and taken steps to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal. But if Biden thinks he can […]

Menendez: With Senate, House Control Dems Will Finally Pass Bipartisan Immigration Reform

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Live” that President Joe Biden’s major immigration reform will finally pass because Democrats control the House, Senate, and move forward votes. Menendez said, “We have a president in President Biden who has leaned into this. The legislation that I introduced today and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez has introduced […]

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