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From an email:
“D.C. Council Member Marion Barry personally benefited from a contract he obtained for his former girlfriend and directed earmarks that “provided substantial financial benefits to some of his close friends and supporters,” according to a report by Washington attorney Robert S. Bennett.
In the report, Bennett stated that Barry (D-Ward 8) violated “D.C. law, council rules and policies and procedures” and recommends his findings be referred to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for possible criminal charges.
D.C. Wire reports that in July, after news surfaced that Barry had given Donna Watts-Brighthaupt a city contract, the council tasked Bennett with his investigation the matter and review the council process for distributing earmarks.
Read more on this developing story here: http://voices.washingtonpost.com/local-breaking-news/report-finds-barry-engaged-in.html.“
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