1. I Was the Subject of a Political 'Witch Hunt.' Matt Whitaker Directed It. - Politico Magazine

    I Was the Subject of a Political 'Witch Hunt.' Matt Whitaker Directed It. - Politico Magazine

    On the morning of April 7, 2006, two FBI agents knocked on my door. They informed me that I was being investigated about issues related to bribery and violation of the Hobbs Act. As I tried to recall what the Hobbs Act entailed (robbery and extortion, mostly), they prolonged their visit by pressing “play” on a tape recorder. I was shocked to hear a conversation I had conducted with my business colleague, Tom Vasquez.

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    1. It appears the U.S. attorney, Matt Whitaker, is aggressively going after the city's south-side Democratic organization and the way it does business.
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