On Monday afternoon, Menendez refused to address the substance of the allegations against him, telling TheDC only that he was “not going to respond to the fallacious allegations of your story.”
One day later, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took a swing at The Daily Caller for its reporting, telling assembled journalists Tuesday that “I always consider the source” of allegations, “and all anyone here has to look at is the source where this comes from. It’s — it’s a source that has brought up a lot of non-issues.” (RELATED VIDEO: Harry Reid attacks The Daily Caller over prostitutes’ allegations against Menendez)
Spokespersons for Sens. Reid and Menendez did not immediately respond to late-night emailed requests for comment.