US Senator does not want to step down – level 1

29-09-2023 15:00

Senator Bob Menendez works in New Jersey. He has a problem. Some people say he does something wrong. But he says that it is not true.

Menendez has lots of money at home, 480,000 dollars. He says that it is for emergencies. He takes out the money for 30 years. He does it because his family in Cuba has problems. Many people do not believe this story. Officers find other things in the man’s home, for example, gold bars and a fancy car.

Menendez says that some people make an opinion about him too quickly. He is Latino. His parents are from Cuba. But he is born in New York. He does not want to quit his job.

Difficult words: emergency (a dangerous or difficult situation, in which you must quickly do something), opinion (what someone thinks), quit (to end something).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What motivates Senator Bob Menendez to take out 480,000 dollars and put it in his home?


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