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  • Embattled NJ Sen. Bob Menendez indicted for fourth time on charges related to his alleged bribery scheme

    03/05/2024 4:10:17 PM PST · by bitt · 29 replies
    MYPOST ^ | 3/5/2024 | Josh Christenson and Ben Kochman
    Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and his wife Nadine were charged Tuesday with lying to federal investigators in a new, expanded indictment accusing them of accepting gold bars and cash to dole out favors to local businessmen and foreign governments. Both Menendez, 70, and Nadine were charged with new obstruction of justice and additional bribery counts in the fourth version of an indictment unsealed by federal prosecutors in Manhattan. The married couple, alongside co-defendants Wael Hana and Fred Daibes, now faces 18 counts — 16 of which involve the senator — as part of a “corrupt relationship” to benefit the New...
  • Scandal-plagued Menendez claims ‘persecution’ by Justice Department after troubling ties to Qatar emerge

    01/09/2024 11:28:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01/09/2023 | Josh Christenson
    An emotional Sen. Bob Menendez took to the floor of the upper chamber on Tuesday to denounce what he called his “persecution” by the Justice Department following new bribery allegations tying him to a Qatar-based real estate investment firm linked to that country’s royal family. “The United States Attorney’s Office has engaged not in a prosecution, but a persecution. They seek a victory, but not justice,” Menendez (D-NJ) declared of his second superseding indictment in the Southern District of New York. “By filing three indictments — one in late September, a second one a few weeks later in mid-October and...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 1/2/2024 US National Debt Tops 34 Trillion, Hamas Official Assassinated, Traffic Accident Leads To Colorado Supreme Court Incident, Biden Administration Spinning Israeli Military Moves

    01/02/2024 7:34:10 PM PST · by Nextrush · 9 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/2/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    The US National Debt now exceeds 34 trillion dollars... Word that four closed border crossings on the US-Mexico border are to reopen... Politics in the USA and a USA Today/Suffolk Poll on the Presidential Contest. A two-way contest shows... Federal prosecutors dropping new charges on Democrat Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey... A big story in the Mainstream Media today is the success of Chinese owned electric car maker BYD... There have been several explosions near a merchant vessel in the Bab el Mandeb Strait just south of the Red Sea... Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigning... An Iranian-affiliated group...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 12/28/2023 Year End Newsdump Fine For Book Critical Of Trudeau, Porn Linked To University Chancellor's Removal, Israeli Supreme Court Leak On Judicial Reform, Kim Jong-Un Pushes War Preparations

    12/28/2023 7:09:03 PM PST · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/28/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    "I've been saying for six months now: hit Iran" Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham... US Central Command says that a US warship shot down a drone and a missile off the coast of Yemen... Canadian political activist Ezra Levant owner of "Rebel News" fined 13-thousand dollars for publishing a book critical... US politics President Donald Trump removed from the ballot in the State of Maine by Democrat... Israel attacking Syria tonight... A federal judge in New York rejecting a bid by Democrat Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey to delay his trial... Venezuela announcing military maneuvers near Guyana in response...
  • John Fetterman Donors Want Their Money Back: He's Too Normal Now

    12/20/2023 5:21:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/20/2023 | Karen Townsend
    I’m not sure exactly when it happened. Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) is making a lot of people who were formerly critical of him suddenly find themselves in agreement with him. That includes me. No one is more astounded than me. When John Fetterman was elected, I thought he was a far-left progressive married to an illegal immigrant. He was. Then he had a massive stroke. As he recovered, he continued to run for the Senate. He campaigned from his basement and his wife ran interference for him. She misled everyone into believing that he was fine and would be ready...
  • Gold bars stashed in Dem senator's home recovered after 2013 violent robbery (Senator Menendez)

    12/04/2023 7:35:04 PM PST · by aimhigh · 27 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/04/2023 | Thomas Catenacci
    Several gold bars discovered by federal agents in Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez's residence as part of a high-profile bribery investigation can be traced to a violent robbery a decade ago. According to a sprawling indictment unsealed by federal prosecutors in September, Menendez and his wife allegedly played a role in a years-long bribery scheme that involved the Egyptian government and local businessmen including Fred Daibes, a wealthy New Jersey real estate developer. Prosecutors revealed they retrieved multiple gold bars from Menendez's home which were allegedly used as payment in the scheme. At least four of the gold bars...
  • Gold bars featured in Sen. Bob Menendez bribery case are linked to a 2013 robbery, records show

    12/05/2023 5:51:12 AM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    NBC News ^ | Dec. 4, 2023, 5:32 PM CST | By Jonathan Dienst, Courtney Copenhagen, Tom Winter and Zoë Richards
    A businessman told police that he was the victim of a robbery in 2013 and asked them to recover the 22 stolen gold bars. Four bars were found a decade later in Menendez's home. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ At least four gold bars found in the FBI search of Sen. Bob Menendez’s home had been directly linked to a New Jersey businessman now accused of bribing Menendez, the state’s senior senator, Bergen County prosecutor’s records from a 2013 robbery case show. The businessman, Fred Daibes, reported to police that he was the victim of an armed robbery in 2013, and he asked police...
  • John Fetterman trolls ‘sinister’ Bob Menendez with George Santos Cameo

    12/04/2023 3:15:19 PM PST · by DFG · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/04/2023 | Ryan King
    With Christmas fast approaching, Sen. John Fetterman decided to surprise his embattled colleague Bob Menendez with a little gift from a familiar face. Fetterman (D-Pa.) sent Menendez (D-NJ) a Cameo from lying former Long Island Rep. George Santos (R-NY) in a backhanded bid to lift his spirits. “Hey Bobby, look, I don’t think I need to tell you, but these people that want to make you get in trouble and want to kick you out and make you run away — you make them put up or shut up,” a smiling and gleeful-sounding Santos said in his Cameo. “You stand...
  • Gold Bars Discovered in Sen. Bob Menendez’s Residence During Raid Linked to High-Profile 2013 Robbery

    12/05/2023 9:20:14 AM PST · by bitt · 17 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 12/5/2023 | jim hoft
    In a compelling development stemming from an FBI raid conducted last year, a portion of the gold bars found in the residence of embattled Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) have been identified as those stolen in a high-profile 2013 robbery. In September, Sen. Bob Menendez, the senior U.S. Senator from New Jersey and the former Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and his wife, Nadine Menendez, were indicted on bribery and corruption charges. In October, Bob Menendez was charged with acting as a foreign agent in a superseding indictment. Bob Menendez and his wife are under investigation for their involvement...
  • Fetterman demands Sen. Menendez to be expelled from Senate on ‘The View’: ‘Senator for Egypt not New Jersey’

    12/01/2023 6:36:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/01/23 | Gabriel Hays
    Sen. John Fetterman, D-Penn., said Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., needs to be expelled from the U.S. Senate, quipping that he’s more of a "Senator from Egypt, not New Jersey," on Friday on ABC’s "The View." The freshman lawmaker from Pennsylvania made the claim in the context of the recent expulsion of Rep. George Santos, D-N.Y., from the House of Representatives, noting that if Santos deserves to be kicked out of Congress, then Menendez does, too, after being federally charged for participating in a bribery scheme. Co-host Joy Behar prompted Fetterman’s take-down of Menendez by bringing up Santos’ ouster, which happened...
  • How About Hunter? Justice Department Adds FARA Charge to Menendez Prosecution

    10/14/2023 12:54:16 PM PDT · by CFW · 14 replies
    Jonathan Turley ^ | 10/14/23 | Jonathan Turley
    The Justice Department this week hit Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) with a superseding indictment including a new but all-too-familiar charge: being an unregistered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). I cannot recall another sitting member of Congress being criminally charged as a foreign agent. Yet even if this is the first such case, the charge has been freely used by the Justice Department in all but one case: Hunter Biden. The indictment accuses Menendez of being a foreign agent on behalf of Egypt. Also charged under the law is Menendez’s wife, Nadine, and Egyptian American businessman Wael...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 10/12/2023 European Union Launches Disinformation Probe Against "X", Israel Attacks Main Syrian Airports, Clashes In Paris... Ban On Pro-Palestinian Demonstrations, Israel Vows Gaza Siege Until Hostages...

    10/12/2023 7:41:53 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/12/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Saying that Islamic countries "should not tolerate the crimes that are being committed by Israel" Iran's Foreign Minister saying... Politics in the US tonight Steve Scalise backing away from... The European Union launching a formal investigation into social media giant "X". The EU alleging disinformation and posting of "terrorist content"... "There can be no justification for the attacks on my brothers in Gaza, which have reached the level of a massacre"...Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking... Israel striking the Damascus and Aleppo airports in Syria... Also in Syria today 11 attacks on government positions launched from the northwestern Idlib region...
  • Democrat Sen. Menendez charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent: indictment

    10/12/2023 10:10:11 AM PDT · by Signalman · 14 replies
    Just the News ^ | 10/12/2023 | Madeleine Hubbard
    Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., was charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent on behalf of the Egyptian government. His wife, Nadine Menendez, as well as Egyptian American businessman Wael Hana were also charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent, according to a superseding indictment filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The latest indictment follows the not-guilty pleas that Bob and Nadine Menendez entered last month to charges that included bribery and exportation. Hana also pleaded not guilty last month, as did two other businessmen charged in the scandal:...
  • Deadly crash from 2018 involving Senator Menendez's wife gets new attention after indictment

    10/05/2023 5:57:10 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies
    wabc-tv ^ | 10-4-23 | Darla Miles
    A 5-year-old deadly car crash is getting renewed attention because the driver is now the wife of U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, both of whom are facing federal charges alleging they took bribes. The crash happened in December of 2018, before they were married. Nadine Menendez was driving her Mercedes-Benz in Bogota, New Jersey, when she struck and killed a pedestrian. Police dash cam video shows her interaction with officers after the crash. "If we can clear you from any wrongdoing, I want to get you home and comfortable and not here anymore, you know what I'm saying," a Bogota police...
  • Christie: ‘Awfully Pathetic’ Biden to Blame for Lack of Public Support on Ukraine

    09/28/2023 10:40:03 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/28/2023 | Jeff Poor
    During an appearance on Thursday’s broadcast of FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” former Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a candidate for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination, blamed “awfully pathetic” President Joe Biden for the lack of support for U.S. involvement in Ukraine. According to the former Republican New Jersey governor, helping Ukraine is helping us. “It’s awfully pathetic,” he said. “And the reason why that there’s not even more universal support among the American people is we have a pathetic president of the United States who will not make the case for Ukraine because he can’t. Not because the facts aren’t there...
  • Philadelphia looting: Break-ins, 50 arrested as havoc continues for 2nd night leaving residents desperate

    09/28/2023 9:13:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 86 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/28/2023 | Lawrence Richard
    Philadelphia suffered its second night in a row of mass looting incidents and destructive social media-fueled mayhem on Wednesday, resulting in more than 50 arrests, police said. On Wednesday, groups of thieves, apparently working together, destroyed property in several areas of the city, smashed their way into stores, and stole as much as they could before fleeing, authorities said. Suspects also ransacked more than a dozen state-run liquor stores so thoroughly that the state announced it was closing its Philly locations until further notice. Video on social media also suggested that culprits made off with a Wells Fargo ATM, but...
  • Hoodie-loving John Fetterman will now HAVE to wear a shirt and tie in the Senate: Joe Manchin's resolution enforcing formal wear is unanimously adopted

    09/28/2023 1:21:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/27/23 | Morgan Phillips
    The great sartorial scandal over John Fetterman's signature hoodie-and-shorts has now come to a close after the Senate unanimously passed a resolution enacting a formal dress code. The resolution, brought forth by fellow Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin, W. Va., passed without a formal vote by unanimous consent and clarified that the Senate floor would have a formal dress code. Hours earlier, Fetterman had already announced he would wear a suit and tie while speaking or presiding over the Senate floor. Fetterman, like others, could still wear his trademark garb and vote from the cloak room on the edge of the...
  • John Fetterman says he’ll suit up as Senate unanimously adopts formal dress code

    09/28/2023 6:06:22 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    https://www.inquirer.com ^ | Sep. 27, 2023, 9:12 p.m. ET | by Julia Terruso
    The shorts were short-lived. The Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a bill that requires members to follow a dress code that will include a coat, tie, and slacks for men, ending controversy triggered over Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman displaying his casual style on the floor. “Though we’ve never had an official dress code, the events over the past week have made us all feel as though formalizing one is the right path forward,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement. “I deeply appreciate Senator Fetterman working with me to come to an agreement that we all find acceptable,...
  • Fetterman: Not interested in Menendez’s explanation unless he is ‘coming today to resign’

    09/28/2023 8:11:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/28/2023 | TARA SUTER
    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 his tough talk and defiance, given the scope and scale of his alleged corruption.
  • If Turkey Is Allowed To Buy F-16 Fighter Jets From The US It Will Let Sweden Into NATO

    09/26/2023 4:16:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    Euroweekly News ^ | 26 September 2023 | Chris King
    TURKEY will let Sweden into NATO once they are allowed to buy F-16 fighter jets from the US. Referring to the F-16 plan and Sweden’s application to join the Alliance, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is reported as stating this Tuesday, September 26: ‘If they fulfil their promises, our parliament will also fulfil its own and take its steps accordingly’ Pointing out that the Turkish parliament has the final say on Sweden’s NATO membership, Erdogan stressed: ‘When the issue comes to the agenda of parliament, we will see together what the decision will be’, according to aa.com.tr. Speaking on the Presidential...