"April 2015: Menendez temporarily steps down from his position as the top-ranking Democrat on the foreign relations committee as he fights the charges.
His supporters immediately zero in on the benefit Menendez’s resignation could have for Obama: As a Cuban-American, Menendez vociferously opposed Obama’s olive branch to Cuba.
There’s no proof the indictment was in any way connected to politics. But its effect was tangible in the political world nonetheless: “The net result of the indictment was … that a legislative check was removed from the Obama administration’s foreign policy,” Harrison said. “It raises the frightening idea about the politicization of the Department of Justice.”"
Scary stuff, and eerily similar to charges of the IRS being “weaponized.”
" In a separate criminal case, a Florida jury finds Melgen guilty of stealing up to $105 million from Medicare " … and this just makes my blood boil.