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Ethics panel gives Menendez wide latitude for repayment of gifts from Melgen

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Last month, the Senate Ethics Committee demanded that Sen. Bob Menendez pay back the value of the gifts he received from his friend, Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen, and amend his Senate financial disclosure reports to show those gifts, which the panel determined he had improperly failed to report for years. But the committee provided no time frame for Menendez to amend the reports or for the repayments, nor did it detail exactly how much he has to pay back. According to ethics watchdogs, it's completely up to Menendez, who is seeking reelection this year, as to when and how much he'll...
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