ABC’s Martha Raddatz Conveniently Forgot To Ask Senator Menendez About His Underage Hooker Scandal

If a Republican senator was under investigation by the FBI for traveling to foreign countries to solicit the services of underage prostitutes it would be the top story for every major news outlet. But when it’s a Democrat senator, well, he’ll sit through a full six minute interview with one of those networks without the issue even coming up.

ABC’s This Week invited Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on the show this weekend to discuss current issues.

On Friday the news broke that the FBI has been investigating top Democratic Senator Bob Menendez for engaging in sex with underage Dominican hookers on junkets with a wealthy Democrat donor.

For some reason the ABC host Martha Raddatz forgot to ask Menendez about the hooker scandal. (Read More)

No wonder he looks so happy.

NewsBusters has the transcript of the segment, and nope, no mention of hookers or the FBI.

Doug Ross is right, the media has become a fully owned subsidiary of the federal government. (Expect the body controlled by the Republicans.) It’s shameful. Did you see the highlights of the 60 Minutes interview of President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton? No hard hitting questions there, either. It was a joke.