Sen. Bob Menendez pulls Cuba card, says piles of cash feds found from his savings

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023
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Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday denounced efforts to prosecute him on federal bribery charges, saying he withdrew piles of cash that federal agents found at his home that they claim link him to the crimes — because he is the son of Cuban immigrants.

“For 30 years, I have withdrawn thousands of dollars in cash from my personal savings account, which I have kept for emergencies, and because of the history of my family facing confiscation in Cuba,” Menendez (D-NJ), 69, said at a press conference in his hometown of Union...

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