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Robert Menendez did not report a donor’s gifts from over a six-year period, as required by congressional regs and federal law
Sen. Robert Menendez illegally accepted multiple gifts “of significant value” from a friend and supporter that he failed to report — as required by congressional rules and federal law. That’s according to a unanimous bipartisan report by members of the Senate Select Committee on Ethics.
In a letter made public late Thursday, the six members of the panel told the New Jersey Democrat that “the committee has found that over a six-year period you knowingly and repeatedly accepted gifts of significant value from Dr. [Salomon] Melgen without obtaining required committee approval, and that you failed to publicly disclose certain gifts as required by Senate rule and federal law.
“Additionally, while accepting these gifts, you used your position as a member of the…
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