Senator Robert Menendez and Dr. Salomon Melgen are under indictment on federal corruption charges. But a third key player, the man who actually organized a controversial 2012 meeting, is Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV). He's being protected by a selective Department of Justice, a stonewalling Capitol Police, and a compliant and incurious mainstream media and remains unindicted. He's even threatening to hijack the United States Senate and force a vote on the controversial Attorney General nomination of Loretta Lynch.
Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) is presenting a new explanation of how he acquired those gruesome injuries on New Year’s Day. During an interview with CNBC, Reid says he was hurt in his own bathroom. But that explanation doesn't hold up.
Stonewalling Capitol Police in Disarray as Assistant Chief Retires and Status of Chief Remains Uncertain
Who's in charge of the Capitol Police? Days after the chief of the force may have submitted a resignation letter, or may have rescinded a resignation letter, the assistant chief announces plans to retire at the end of the month.
Confusion Surrounds Status of Capitol Police Chief Involved in Withholding Information About Harry Reid’s Injuries
Will he stay or will he go? The controversial Capitol Police Chief writes a letter of resignation, but it's unclear whether his resignation will be accepted.
Report: Capitol Police Chief Who’s Stonewalling Release of Harry Reid Injury Information Has Resigned
Roll Call is reporting that "U.S. Capitol Police Chief Kim C. Dine has submitted a letter of resignation to the Capitol Police Board, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation have confirmed."
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has named Drew Willison as his new Chief of Staff. Willison, who was serving as Senate Sergeant at Arms on January 1, the day Reid sustained serious injuries at his Henderson, Nevada home, replaces David Krone.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is changing the story about how he sustained those gruesome New Year's Day injuries that have left him blind in one eye.
When Sen. Harry Reid was injured in January, the Senate Sergeant at Arms -- one of three people supervising the Capitol Police -- was Andrew B. "Drew" Willison, a former top Reid staffer. As recently as March 3, Willison was “rumored to be taking over as Reid’s chief of staff.” Since the incident, the Capitol Police have refused to release any details about it.
The leadership of the troubled, 1,800 person Capitol Police force is withholding information about the circumstances surrounding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) gruesome New Year’s Day injuries.
A federal indictment shows Dr. Salomon Melgen contributed an unearmarked $100,000 to the Senate Majority PAC a mere two weeks before Sen. Harry Reid arranged an August 2, 2012 meeting among himself, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and Menendez. What, if anything was the doctor trying to buy with the donation?
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) plays a key role in the corruption indictment of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), handed down by a Newark, New Jersey grand jury.
Harry Reid Limits Public Access to Virtually All Information About His Hospital Treatment on Day of Accident
Virtually all the information the public knows about Senator Harry Reid's hospital treatment on the day he experienced serious injuries to both of his eyes, broke several ribs, and bruised the right side of his face, comes directly from only one source: the senator's office. There is, however, very little independent corroboration for the post-injury narrative set forth by Reid.
Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, is being indicted along with his friend and campaign contributor Dr. Salomon Melgen on federal charges.
The scale of Sen. Harry Reid’s injuries—a damaged, perhaps destroyed, right eye, a broken bone above the left eye, a battered right jaw sporting a large black and blue and purple bruise, and several broken ribs—were far beyond the scale of any injuries that could arise from merely having the end of a resistance band snap back.
"I think Harry Reid's getting out of town ahead of the posse," former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova tells Breitbart News. The Senate Minority Leader says he'll retire in 2017, at the conclusion of his current term.
Exclusive–Former U.S. Attorney: DOJ Should Open a Criminal Investigation into Harry Reid Pushing EB-5 Visa Expansion
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says he intends to retire at the end of his term in 2017. But he may still face legal pressure before he leaves. Former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova, a leading legal expert on the prosecution and defense of white collar criminals, tells Breitbart News there is enough public evidence to launch a criminal investigation of Reid.
Harry Reid Pressured DHS to Expedite $115 Million Foreign Investors EB-5 Visa Deal Critical to Son’s Casino Client
Visas for sale? Through a brazen intervention, Sen. Harry Reid ultimately forced the Department of Homeland Security to bend to his will in a way that benefited his political allies and family. Here's how he did it.
Watchdog Group Calls on DOJ to Launch Criminal Investigation of Harry Reid and Terry McAuliffe for ‘Unlawful Political Activity’
Cause of Action, a nonprofit, government oversight group, is calling on the Department of Justice to "immediately investigate" Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas "for their participation in unlawful political activity, possible coercion and fraud related to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program."
Tuesday’s subcommittee hearing on Operation Choke Point is likely to be just the beginning of even stronger efforts by members of Congress to call executive agencies to account for their ongoing abuses of power as part of Operation Choke Point. Whether Congress will choose to exercise its constitutional authority and fire out-of-control executive bureaucrats as a first step in reasserting its legitimate powers remains to be seen.
Karl Rove should have quit while he was ahead.
Glenn Beck has chosen to leave the current playing field where he is perceived to exercise influence and power. It remains to be seen if his decision to leave the GOP will increase or decrease his ability to influence the political arena. In the broader scheme of things, what Glenn Beck does or does not do may not matter much.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz dropped a bombshell on FCC Chairman Wheeler at the very end of his two and a half hour appearance before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday: The FCC's own IG, Chaffetz says, is investigating the agency's imposition of Net Neutrality rules.
Pundits are debating whether Jeb Bush’s Super PAC will succeed in raising $100 million before he formally announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for President. But big money is only part of the equation. The better question is whether Bush can convince the conservative base to support him. That seems iffy.
Conservative Group Calls on Harry Reid’s Super PAC to Return $700k Donation from Doctor at Center of Menendez Investigation
A conservative group is calling on a Super PAC closely aligned with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to give back $700,000 it accepted in 2012 from Dr. Salomon Melgen, a close friend and major donor to Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
Despite High Powered Lawyers and Intervention by Reid and Menendez, Controversial Doctor Still Owed $8.9 Million for Overbilling Medicare
Dr. Salomon Melgen's friendships with and campaign contributions to two powerful senators helped get his case before the Secretary of HHS, but didn't help him escape a nearly $9 million charge for overbilling Medicare, a Breitbart News investigation reveals. And Melgen may face new charges of overbilling by millions more.