December 3, 2023

Menendez mess triggers Democratic free-for-all in New Jersey

As Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez faces bribery charges, several possible candidates are considering a run for New Jersey’s Senate race. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez has unleashed a season of wild maneuvering in New Jersey politics with ambitious Democrats angling for his seat and former President Donald Trump discussing a

Are Senate Dems fumbling the Menendez scandal?

Sen. Bob Menendez is seen through the viewfinder of a camera as he speaks during a press conference Sept. 25, 2src23, in Union City, New Jersey. | Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images In the days since Sen. Bob Menendez’s stunning indictment on federal bribery charges, a surprising split screen has emerged. In New Jersey, where there

Pelosi: ‘Probably would be a good idea’ if Menendez resigned

Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi is perhaps the most prominent political figure in the Democratic Party to endorse Menendez’s resignation. | Francis Chung/POLITICO House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi on Monday said Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) should resign, adding the weight of one of Washington’s most prominent Democrats to the lengthening list of party members urging the

Egypt, guns, money and power at center of Menendez indictment

The indictment of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Friday accuses one of the most powerful senators shaping American foreign affairs of using his perch to enrich himself and exploit the complicated relationship between the United States and Egypt. It is a story about guns, money and power that strikes at a fraught sector of American

Menendez unravels: Andy Kim will run against him

On Saturday, Rep. Andy Kim (D-N.J.) announced he would run against Sen. Bob Menendez, instantly presenting the most serious electoral threat to the senator in a long and powerful career in Washington. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Bob Menendez is facing a damning federal indictment, urgent calls to resign — and now, a challenge for the

Fetterman calls for Menendez to resign

Sen. John Fetterman is the first Democratic senator to call for Sen. Bob Menendez’s resignation. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. John Fetterman (D-Penn.) called for Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to resign from the Senate on Saturday, making him the first senator to call for his resignation. “Senator Menendez should resign,” Fetterman said in a post on

Menendez steps down as chair of Foreign Relations Committee

Bob Menendez accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for using his position to benefit the Egyptian government, according to the indictment. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is stepping down from his influential role as chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following a federal indictment on Friday alleging years

House Dem: Bob Menendez should resign

Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.), one of the more moderate members of the House Democratic caucus, has consistently called for aging politicians to move on from public life. An increasing number of House Democrats on Friday joined fellow party members calling on New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez to resign as he faces an indictment that alleges

Trump on Bob Menendez Indictment: Senate Democrats Knew, Should All Resign

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump called on Senate Democrats to resign in light of the Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) corruption charges, saying they all knew. The former president issued his call from his Truth Social page on Sunday, asking why the FBI never raided Democrats’ homes like they did

Menendez approval drops amid latest federal investigation, poll finds

Sen. Bob Menendez has been involved in a series of federal investigations, with one happening each decade since 2srcsrcsrc. | Francis Chung/POLITICO New Jerseyans gave lower approval ratings to Sen. Bob Menendez as he faces a new federal investigation, according to a new poll from Monmouth University. Menendez, who is up for reelection next year

Ryan Murphy’s ‘Monster’ Anthology Sets New Season Featuring Menendez Brothers

Ryan Murphy‘s record-breaking anthology series Monster is coming back to Netflix with yet another gruesome season. Netflix announced the true crime series will be focusing on the violent case of the Menendez brothers, who were convicted in 1996 of murdering their parents. The streaming platform also shared that they have exclusive access to Lyle and […]

Ex-Menudo Singer Makes Shock Claim About Menendez Brothers’ Dad

A third person—former Menudo star Roy Rosselló—now claims to have been molested by the father of the Menendez brothers, whose murder trial captivated the nation in the ‘90s as they argued they gunned down their parents after enduring years of their dad’s sexual abuse.The shocking twist was revealed Tuesday on the the Today show, with

Small town mayor files to challenge Menendez in 2024 Democratic primary

Joe Signorello III, who heads the small Union County town of Roselle Park, plans to run in the Democratic primary for Senate in 2src24 against Robert Menendez. | Courtesy of Town of Roselle Park Joe Signorello III, just elected to his second four-year term as mayor of the small Union County town of Roselle Park

NBC Continues to Ignore Menendez Corruption Trial to Cover Trump Drinking Water.

   Despite the newsworthiness of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez’s trial on charges of corruption, NBC has remained largely silent over the Democrat’s shameful exposure. However, on Thursday, the Today show did find ample time to cover something really important:  President Trump’s own “Watergate.” The iconic Peacock staple devoted not one, but two segments to ridiculing […]

As Sexual Assault Gains Attention, the Left’s Silence on Bob Menendez Is Deafening.

The verdict is in. I pronounce Democrat leaders, left-wing feminists, and Beltway journalists guilty of gross negligence and hypocrisy over a senator in their midst. For the past 11 weeks, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has been on trial for 18 counts of bribery, fraud, and corruption involving nearly $1 million in gifts and donations. The […]

The Difference in the Mainstream Media’s Coverage of Moore Scandal vs. Menendez Corruption Trial

Mainstream Media Cover Moore Scandal 40 Times More Than Menendez Corruption Trial Media bias continues to be on full display, this time regarding the networks’ coverage of the scandal surrounding Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore compared to how much focus was given to Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial. Over a four-day period from November 9 […]

NYT Leaves Out a Pretty Important Piece of Information in Menendez Trial Story

The New York Times ran an article on Monday about Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, who is facing a federal bribery trial, which is set to begin this week. The Times did not shy away from the magnitude of his alleged crimes: “Mr. Menendez is charged with 12 corruption-related counts, including six counts of bribery and […]

Video: Menendez Floor Speech on Trajectory of Obama’s Cuba Policy

Watch yesterday’s floor speech by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on the trajectory of Obama’s Cuba policy. It contains powerful images that add context.  A transcript of the remarks can be read in the post below. Menendez on Trajectory of Cuba Engagement Policy U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) delivered the following remarks on the Senate […]

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