No Clemency for Dr. Salomon Melgen; Senator Menendez’ ‘Best Friend’ Looted Tens of Millions From Medicare

According to at least one published report, President Trump is being urged to pardon, or commute the prison sentence of, Dr. Salomon Melgen, currently serving 17 years for Medicare fraud and related crimes. Letting Melgen off the hook would be a horrible abuse of the pardon and commutation powers invested in the president by the […]

Shameless Menendez Set to Blow Off Melgen Repayment?

Senator Robert Menendez, D-N.J., is on a good luck streak. On April 26, the Senate Ethics Committee formally admonished Menendez, who had faced multiple bribery charges until the Justice Department dropped the case four months ago. The ethics panel had concluded that he “knowingly and repeatedly accepted gifts” from a Florida eye doctor, Salomon Melgen, […]