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Pelosi unveils Watergate-style anti-corruption reforms - tailored for the Trump era

1 month ago   |   By Politico

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping anti-corruption package that they're billing as a successor to post-Watergate reforms - updated for a potential post-Trump Washington.
The measure, a 158-page Democratic wish list that includes curbs on pardons for close associates of the president, a requirement for campaigns to publicly report many foreign contacts and a requirement for courts to prioritize congressional subpoenas, is House leaders' version of an antidote to what they see as weaknesses in democratic government exposed by President Donald...
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Ted Cruz On Trump's Hunter Biden Obsession: It Doesn't Move 'A Single Voter'

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