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Cuban Intelligence Tries to Besmirch Senator Bob Menendez’ Reputation

The CIA has obtained credible evidence that links Cuban agents to an elaborate plot to smear Senator Bob Menendez, one of Washington’s most ardent critics of the Castro regime, with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes. Sen. Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue the evidence trail regardless of the consequences. At the time that these allegations were made against the Senator, he was running for reelection and was preparing to assume the powerful chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Here is the question that I ask myself. Is it possible for Cuban agents to have made up a plot to cover up Fidel’s involvement in the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy?

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Sen. Robert Menendez seeks probe of alleged Cuban plot to smear him

Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes, according to people familiar with the discussions.

In a letter sent to Justice Department officials, the senator’s attorney asserts that the plot was timed to derail the ­political rise of Menendez (D-N.J.), one of Washington’s most ardent critics of the Castro regime. At the time, Menendez was running for reelection and was preparing to assume the powerful chairmanship of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

According to a former U.S. official with firsthand knowledge of government intelligence, the CIA had obtained credible evidence, including Internet protocol addresses, linking Cuban agents to the prostitution claims and to efforts to plant the story in U.S. and Latin American media.

The alleged Cuba connection was laid out in an intelligence report provided last year to U.S. government officials and sent by secure cable to the FBI’s counterintelligence division, according to the former official and a second person with close ties to Menendez who had been briefed on the matter.

The intelligence information indicated that operatives from Cuba’s Directorate of Intelligence helped create a fake tipster using the name “Pete Williams,” according to the former official. The tipster told FBI agents and others he had information about Menendez participating in poolside sex parties with underage prostitutes while vacationing at the Dominican Republic home of Salomon Melgen, a wealthy eye doctor, donor and friend of the senator.

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1 comment to Cuban Intelligence Tries to Besmirch Senator Bob Menendez’ Reputation

  • Rayarena

    "Sen. Robert Menendez is asking the Justice Department to pursue evidence obtained by U.S. investigators that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes, according to people familiar with the discussions."

    And then the Cuba experts say that the castro regime is not a threat to this country. So, you have a foreign country trying to destroy a U.S. senator and thereby manipulate the United States legislative process, but the castro regime is not in any way a threat to the US.

    By the way, what type of CIA do we have that they would permit this to happen? That is to say a foreign power harm a US senator

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