Skip to comments.Bob Menendez Hires Hunter Biden’s Lawyer For Federal Corruption Case
Posted on 09/25/2023 6:05:30 AM PDT by Red Badger
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) has hired the lawyer representing President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, after Menendez was indicted last week on federal corruption charges.
CNBC reported that Menendez hired Abbe Lowell to represent him in the case — the same lawyer that he hired in 2015 to represent him in a similar corruption case, although legal experts have said that the evidence in the current case is much stronger.
Lowell was hired by Hunter Biden after his plea deal fell apart in federal court last month which eventually led to prosecutors charging Hunter Biden on firearm-related charges.
The federal indictment was unsealed against Menendez on Friday, and it accused the senator and his wife of accepting bribes from three business people in exchange for actions that he took as chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee. According to the DOJ, the bribes were intended to protect the businessmen and to benefit Egypt.
Menendez faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted of the charges, which include conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, and conspiracy to commit extortion under color of official right.
“Those bribes included cash, gold, payments toward a home mortgage, compensation for a low-or-no-show job, a luxury vehicle, and other things of value,” the indictment said. Federal authorities reportedly found gold bars and nearly $500,000 in cash stuffed throughout the senator’s home that they traced back to the businessmen Menendez allegedly worked with.
Several top Democrats, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), have called on Menendez to resign over the scandal, while many others, especially in the U.S. Senate, have remained silent on the issue.
Menendez responded to the indictment by suggesting that he was the victim of a vast conspiracy that was plotting against him, in-part because he was Latino.
“It is not lost on me how quickly some are rushing to judge a Latino and push him out of his seat,” he later added. “I am not going anywhere.”
democrats going after democrats..
Biden has found his fall guy.
I guess Saul Goodman is still in hiding.
Ha...he needs an attorney specializing in RICO cases...seems that Menendez is closely coupled with the Biden crime family.
RICO em all.
EXCLUSIVE: Hunter Biden’s defense lawyer Abbe Lowell is accused of taking part in a ‘far-reaching conspiracy’ to cover up an alleged computer hacking plot by the Qatari government
Hunter Biden’s hotshot lawyer has been accused of involvement in a ‘brazen coverup’ and ‘far-reaching conspiracy’ to violate court orders, hide documents, and encourage a witness to lie under oath.
Attorney Abbe Lowell is accused in court documents filed last Friday of secretly working for Middle East nation Qatar in a scheme to conceal communications about an alleged computer hacking plot.
It is another example of Lowell getting embroiled in allegations of shady dealings with foreign nations – after emails published by DailyMail.com earlier this year showed the Justice Department scrutinized his links with suspected Chinese spies.
Menendez needs to legally change his name to Hunter Biden.
Perhaps Menendez will spill the beans on Joey Jackass.
The mafia always had their same old lawyers
I foresee a form of Arkincide in Menendez’s future.
Saying it here first, Menendez did not commit suicide.
Hope he can walk and chew gum. He’s gonna have his hands full.
Menendez and beans in the same sentence? Isn’t that “wasis”?
Spending some of that stolen money to buy White House influence !!!!!
It works for Ukraine - no reason why it shouldn’t work for Menendez!
Biden’s must have seen the gold bars Menendez has palms get sweaty.
What to do when all else fails and there is overwhelming evidence against you?
Claim you are being prosecuted solely b/c of racism - and that is exactly what Melendez did.
Menendez had a quarter of a million dollars worth of gold in his closet.
That is just par for any politician. Most have much more. He is a piss poor thief if that is all he managed to steal as long as he has been Office. They need to replace him and at least get somebody in there who knows how to steal. It is the American way.
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