In one case, Matthew G. Whitaker offered a woman charged in a third drug case a choice between spending the rest of her life in jail, or accepting a plea bargain sentence of 21 to 27 years, records show. Whitaker’s record is newly relevant after President Trump named him as acting attorney general.
The reversal by Rep. Brian Higgins came after the New York congressman said he secured an “agreement in principle” related to legislation on Medicare and infrastructure.
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Elisena Joseph, left, packs her lunch before work at the Butterball plant in Mount Olive, N.C. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
Elisena Joseph, left, packs her lunch before work at the Butterball plant in Mount Olive, N.C. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
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Turkey feathers line the road in front of the Butterball facility. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
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The Haitian community created six churches in Mount Olive. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
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Elisena Joseph, who moved to the United States in 2010, looks at family photos. (Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
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“We live in a democracy, and you don’t go after political rivals,” Alberto Gonzales said after a report that President Trump wanted the Justice Department to prosecute his adversaries.
The Mississippi Republican offered the partial apology during a debate with Mike Espy, but she sought to blame her Democratic opponent for the controversy generated by her words.
The retailer said it fixed the issue, but its limited disclosure — days before the Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping frenzies — drew sharp criticism on social media.
Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old student from Britain's Durham University, was arrested in Dubai in May after a two-week trip to the UAE.
“Parents are having to witness their children wasting away, unable to do anything about it,” said the Save the Children report.
The candidacy of Aleksander Prokopchuk, a former major general in Russia’s Interior Ministry, had rung alarm bells in Washington, London and across Western Europe.
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