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Meet the prosecutor who may have helped the Trump siblings AND Harvey Weinstein avoid charges

Original story at Mother Jones• 2 mentions • 7 days ago

The past week has brought two bombshell reports of apparent malfeasance that went unpunished. ProPublica revealed that in 2012, Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. were close to being charged with felony fraud for defrauding prospective tenants of the Trump SoHo. The New Yorker detailed horrifying accounts from multiple women alleging that Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them—including one woman who secretly recorded their encounter but failed to win charges against the movie mogul. While the two stories appear to address starkly different subjects, one central figure has emerged from both: Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. The two-term district ...