Friday, February 07, 2014
The Daily Beast reports that two Cuban-Americans right-wing fascists, one a US Senator, the other a US Congresswoman, are trying to help a pair of Ecuadorian embezzlers
Here is what The Daily Beast is reporting today, or reported yesterday:
Sen. Robert Menendez is under federal investigation for his advocacy on behalf of two Ecuadorian bankers convicted of embezzlement. Turns out he wasn’t the only prominent lawmaker accepting donations and doing favors for the brothers.
Florida Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, [also known in Cuban circles as La Loba Feroz, the fierce she-wolf], while she was Chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to federal agencies on behalf of two Ecuadorian bankers convicted of embezzlement who were seeking U.S. residency. She also advocated for their family members, who donated over $20,000 to her campaign.
JG: But wait, there are more people involved!
In addition to Menendez and Ros-Lehtinen, Isaias family members also contributed to the campaigns of Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, and Florida Rep. Joe Garcia, all Democrats.
JG: I wonder how much cash the Senator and the Congresswoman got under the table?
These are things that Cuban politicians under dictator Fulgencio Batista did on a daily basis. Their understudies continue doing it while they are living in the land of "democracy."
JG: What is so interesting about this story is that Granma also reported it, but here is their headline: