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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 05:06 AM

 

Tucker Carlson smearing Bob Menendez about under age prostitutes

As much as the American media loves this kind of scandal there should be more articles. There aren't. Only Tucker.

Emails show FBI investigating Sen. Bob Menendez for sleeping with underage Dominican prostitutes

By David Martosko
The Daily Caller
Jan 25, 2013

Documents published online for the first time Thursday indicate that the FBI opened an inquiry into New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez on August 1, 2012, focusing on repeated trips he took to the Dominican Republic with longtime campaign contributor and Miami eye doctor Salomon Melgen. TheDC reported in November that Menendez purchased the service of prostitutes in that Caribbean nation at a series of alcohol-fueled sex parties.

The documents, which The Daily Caller had obtained hours earlier from an anonymous source, also indicate that Carrie Levine, research director at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), was alerted on April 9, 2012 to Menendez’s habit of paying for sex while outside the United States.

ABC News senior investigative producer Rhonda Schwartz was aware as early as May 2, 2012, the documents show, when Levine wrote a source in the Dominican Republic to say that she had “shared your allegations, but not your identities, with a respected, trusted journalist with whom we have worked on other stories.”

In another email two days later, Levine identified that journalist as one who “works for ABC News.” By May 16, Schwartz was emailing Levine’s original source with questions.

(Not providing a link to weasel website.)

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Reply Tucker Carlson smearing Bob Menendez about under age prostitutes (Original post)
UnrepentantLiberal Jan 2013 OP
Puzzledtraveller Jan 2013 #1
UnrepentantLiberal Jan 2013 #2
TwilightGardener Jan 2013 #3
UnrepentantLiberal Jan 2013 #6
TwilightGardener Jan 2013 #7
rachel1 Jan 2013 #4
okaawhatever Jan 2013 #5

Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 06:30 PM

1. And there's nothing to this at all?

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Response to Puzzledtraveller (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 06:34 PM

2. Apparently not.

 

A Google search turns up nothing.

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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 06:58 PM

3. There's something to this--it's been a story since right before the Nov. elections.

Drudge broke it. I don't know how much of the story is true, but it's definitely a story.

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 09:35 PM

6. Matt Drudge and Tucker Carlson aren't known for journalistic integrity.

 

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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Reply #6)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 09:46 PM

7. No--so it might turn out to be a nothingburger without fries.

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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 07:12 PM

4. Menendez ought to SUE Carlson for slander to the fullest extent

It's sickening to see that repukes can spread those kinds of lies and face no consequences.

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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 07:25 PM

5. There was a radio show where two women, anonymous women, who claimed to have been hired

as prostitutes for him in the dominican republic. Now, what's interesting is that prostitution is legal in the DR, so why wouldn't these women come out publicly? They also had lawyers in tow. Why the need for lawyers if they didn't do anything illegal? Also, there was no proof. It had happened some time earlier, months maybe a year, and they made no report for failure to pay for services (one claimed she had not been paid the full amt she was promised). No spotted dress no phone calls to their service or cell phones, nothing.Also, the only place that would take their story was something like the drudge report. A highly biased rw hack site. The event supposedly took place at some wealthy person's estate. The girls claim they were hired by the owner of the estate for a party and I guess Menendez was at the party. The only proof is that he was on the island at the time. He was never trying to hide his trip there so that's a non-starter as well. So, Menendez isn't married, and prostitution is illegal so there isn't anything illegal even if it's true, just immoral.

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