REPORT: Menendez Denies Wrongdoing

Junior New Jersey Senator Continues to Deny Mounting Allegations

Kyrillos vs. Menendez debateBy Art Gallagher |

Roll Call is reporting that Senator Bob Menendez’s office has issued a statement denying any wrongdoing on the senator’s part related to the FBI raid last night on his friend and campaign contributor’s West Palm Beach, Florida office:

“Dr. Melgen has been a friend and political supporter of Senator Menendez for many years. Senator Menendez has traveled on Dr. Melgen’s plane on three occasions, all of which have been paid for and reported appropriately,” Menendez’s office said in a statement. “Any allegations of engaging with prostitutes are manufactured by a politically-motivated right-wing blog and are false.”

The statement does not appear in the press release page of Menendez’s website.

The Menendez statement appears to conflict with information included in State Senator Sam Thompson’s ethics complaint filed with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics last November…

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Art Gallagher
Art Gallagher
Art Gallagher is a Highlands businessman, former President at Northern Monmouth Chamber of Commerce and the force behind the very popular Central Jersey political blog

6 Comments on "REPORT: Menendez Denies Wrongdoing"

  1. It wasn't me … was Bush…

  2. Ahhhh for crying out load, this guy… just not my kinda guy

  3. Jeff Young via Faceb | January 30, 2013 at 12:31 pm |

    It depends on what your definition of "is" is.

  4. Mike Passeri via Fac | January 30, 2013 at 12:32 pm |

    of course he is…

  5. Jeff Young via Faceb | January 30, 2013 at 12:33 pm |

    I did not pay that prostitute! Wait, I mean I did not have sex with that prostitute. Wait, I mean I did not….

  6. Lynn Jones Gordon vi | January 30, 2013 at 12:46 pm |

    Wow! Wasn't expecting that! (sarc)

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