From an opinion article today by Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger Columnist Paul Mulshine: Another South Florida resident familiar with the case has a different take on why The Donald did what he did. Tom Anderson has followed this case from its inception back in 2012. Working for a government watchdog group called the National Legal and […]
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 […]
Pompeo is Right; Menendez is a Crook, but How Did He Get Off?
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Senator Robert Menedez (D-NJ) of orchestrating the controversy over the firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. Pompeo said. “I don’t get my ethics guidance from a man who was criminally prosecuted — case number 15-155, New Jersey Federal District Court. A man for whom his Senate colleagues, […]
Documents Sought in Menendez Bribery Case
Today we filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking documents pertaining to the prosecution of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on bribery and related charges, and the Justice Department decision not to retry him. Menendez was tried once but that trial ended in a mistrial on November 16, 2017. Why did the Justice Department […]
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, […]
Corrupt Bob Menendez Beats the Rap
The Senate Ethics Committee has “severely admonished” Robert Menendez, once again demonstrating its uselessness. Of course, the Committee did not have the authority to put Menendez where he really belongs — in prison — but it could have recommended something of a little more consequence, like Censure or expulsion. Once again, the Senate has proven […]