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January 16, 2013


Agents Ordered Not to Arrest Menendez Intern

"Federal immigration agents were prepared to arrest an illegal immigrant and registered sex offender days before the November elections but were ordered by Washington to hold off after officials warned of 'significant interest' from Congress and news organizations because the suspect was a volunteer intern for Sen. Robert Menendez," the AP reports.

When the story first came to light last month, the Homeland Security Department insisted it was "categorically false."

John Avlon: "This should all be a big story -- even more so because with the appointment of John Kerry to be the next secretary of state, Senator Menendez is slated to become the chairman of the prestigious Senate Foreign Relations Committee... Given the stakes -- and the combined seriousness and salaciousness of the allegations -- it is stunning that the scandal has not gotten more attention."












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