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BUSTED: Trump official investigated for enabling notorious child molester Jeffrey Epstein

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The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, the Miami Herald reported Wednesday.

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) requested the probe after the Herald published a bombshell three-part series titled “Perversion of Justice” detailing how Acosta cut a lenient plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein.

DOJ’s Office of Professional Responsibility “has now opened an investigation into allegations that Department attorneys may have committed professional misconduct in the manner in which the Epstein criminal matter was resolved,” Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd wrote in a letter to Sasse.

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‘A complete sham’: Anger grows over report GOP senators met with Trump to map out ‘rigged’ impeachment trial

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News from The Washington Post that top White House officials held a clandestine meeting Thursday with Republican Senators to map out a plan to limit the Senate impeachment trial while President Trump has been secretly "courting" Senate Republicans in an effort to gauge and gain their loyalty has many angered and alarmed.

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What did the vice president know? Don’t fall for Mike Pence’s non-denial denials

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“Everyone was in the loop,” Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the EU, told Congress on Wednesday. As he made clear, that very much included Vice President Mike Pence.

This article was co-produced with Press Watch, a new website that monitors and critiques American political coverage. Please consider supporting Press Watch by making a donation.

Sondland’s testimony that he had informed Pence about Trump’s Ukranian squeeze – and that Pence simply responded with a nod — elicited what at first glance appeared to be denials from Pence’s office, but really weren’t.

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Are Republicans preparing to cut Rudy Giuliani loose to save Trump?

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Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani lashed out at Republican impeachment counsel Steve Castor over his questions to European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland as Republican lawmakers signaled that they may point the finger at the former New York City mayor to help President Donald Trump.

Sondland testified Wednesday that he and other administration officials were unhappy that Trump directed them to work with Giuliani to pressure Ukraine into investigating former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, and said Giuliani pushed for what Sondland described as a “quid pro quo.”

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