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Embattled Sen. Bob Menendez spent years helping developer and imam behind controversial Ground Zero mosque

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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Sen. Robert Menendez spent years helping the Egyptian-American imam behind the controversial Ground Zero mosque — a plan the embattled Democrat later championed. Menendez, 69, was indicted on federal bribery charges Friday, along with his wife, for schemes that allegedly benefited the government of Egypt and three New Jersey businessmen. Starting in 1989, when the senator was the mayor of Union City, NJ, Menendez reportedly secured more than $2 million in public cash and loans for Egyptian-American imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. The funding was meant to renovate three low-income apartment...

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