Emails show Sen. Menendez's office intervened last month for friend's port security firm

  • by: HENRY C. JACKSON and STEPHEN BRAUN , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 11, 2013 - 3:27 PM

WASHINGTON - Emails between Sen. Robert Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by his staff in January to thwart U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment to the government of the Dominican Republic. Donated equipment could have jeopardized a port security contract benefiting a close Menendez associate and fundraiser.

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