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Hey Bob, the New York Times is starting to notice your shady dealings. You sure you wanna keep protesting your innocence?
Or did you forget you told DHS to back off from helping the Dominican Republic set up their port security operations because then they wouldn't need to buy the equipment from your buddy Salomon Melgen.
Senator Robert Menendez sought to discourage any plan by the United States government to donate port security equipment to the Dominican Republic, citing concern that the advanced screening gear might undermine efforts by a private company — run by a major campaign contributor and friend of his — to do the work.
The intervention with the Department of Homeland Security last month came even though Mr. Menendez has publicly chastised the Obama administration for not doing more to combat the surging drug traffic moving through Dominican ports.
And it came shortly after the senator's friend, Dr. Salomon E. Melgen, arranged to meet with a senior State Department official, accompanied by a former aide to Mr. Menendez, in a related push to protect the port security contract, which is worth as much as $500 million over 20 years.
It's really not that hard to connect the dots Bob. Melgen writes you big checks, and maybe throws in a few underage hookers for good measure. And then, purely coincidentally right Bob?, you go to bat for Melgen whenever he picks up the phone. Which turns out to be all the time.
But wait, there's more! In what must be another one of those amazing coincidences, when you need cash, Melgen writes more checks.
That's called influence peddling Bob. And it's against the law. Even
in New Jersey.
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