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Menendez investigation #1039149

CNN Evening News for Monday, Feb 18, 2013
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Drew Griffin) The investigationounto the case of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, a donor eye doctor Salomon Melgen†† and charges of teenage prostitution in the Dominican Republic featured; scenes shown from a brothel in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; details given about the e-mails from "Peter Williams" making the charges. [Menendez friend Dominican attorney Vinicio CASTILLO†- {thru translator} says this is a campaign to damage Menendez and himself.] [WIND Telecom Jose SALCE†- denies the e-mail.] The issues of unpaid travel flights by Menendez and a port security contract in the Dominican Republic explained. [Dominican Republic American Chamber of Commerce William MALAMUD†- comments on the security contract.] The question of who is behind the allegations against Menendez discussed.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with CREW director Melanie Sloan about the e-mails from "Pete Williams." [SLOAN - comments on the claims from Williams about prostitution and Menendez and the general issue of gifts to campaign donors.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:10:30

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