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Menendez calls Hugin ‘desperate' and ‘a liar' after prostitution ad airs

1 month ago   |   By Politico

HACKENSACK, N.J. - An angry Sen. Bob Menendez on Wednesday ripped into Republican opponent Bob Hugin, labeling him a “slimeball,” and a “liar” for airing a commercial that dredges up old, unsubstantiated allegations that Menendez solicited underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic. “Bob Hugin is a desperate man. He's down in the polls. He's out of step with the people of New Jersey, and he's desperate to distract voters from his shameful record,” Menendez said at the headquarters of the Bergen County Democratic Organization, where he was surrounded by about 20 women supporters. “This...
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