Why would a Florida eye doctor seek a contract to provide security at a port in the Dominican Republic? The country is a transshipment point for narcotics moving from South America to the U.S. The Dominican Republic also sees its share of arms and human trafficking.
Menendez and Durbin were up all night writing the statement.
And when they finished, Durbin said, “Now what’s in it for me?”
Menendez replied, “If I keep the chairmanship, you get a piece of the Dominican port security action, a cut of all contraband transported to the US, a hacienda in the DR, and as many little girls as you can diddle.”