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From the sun "“The Government has uncovered no evidence that your client violated federal law with respect to the House computer systems,” Except he had Apple cloud passwords in clear text for all staffers and some reps, he had personal laptops with classified info, he was arrested on charges that looked VERY embarrassing. He got a plea because he stole enough to make that happen. And really, can you not look at the misconduct, the charges, the investigation and see through this: "In his first public statements since the investigation began, Awan told The Post in an interview prior to Tuesday’s hearing that he questions whether the case would have been pursued if he did not have a Pakistani name."? Smollett right there.

You might want to read that again. None of the claims in that WaPo article are actually refuted. WaPo does a good job at telling you what you SHOULD think, but there is no defense of DWS there.

For example, "He wasn't trying to flee [with a last second ticket to Pakistan], see, he bought a round trip ticket!" is some ostrich head in the sand level reasoning.

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