As Twitchy reported Monday, the Democrats have made it clear they’ll be in no rush to block Sen. Bob Menendez from serving in the U.S. Senate even if he should be convicted on corruption and bribery charges:

Nobody knows what the jury will decide when it comes to Menendez’s fate, but just in case, American Commitment President Phil Kerpen spotted the Senate Dems trying to send some potentially embarrassing claims down the memory hole. Specifically, when Harry Reid said a convicted felon could not serve in the U.S. Senate (when the “convicted felon” in question was a Republican):

Well look at that:

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It seems things were different when the tables were turned:

It certainly looks like the Dems wanted to remove any potential embarrassments, just in case:

Apparently.

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