Even as company pharmacists protested, Walmart kept filling suspicious prescriptions, stoking the country’s opioid epidemic. A Republican U.S. Attorney in Texas thought the evidence was damning. Trump’s political appointees? Not so much.
Matt ZapotoskyThis is a heck of a story from @eisingerj & @jamesBandler about how Walmart avoided criminal indictment over its opioid dispensing practices & so far has put off even a settlement. Internal docs, vivid descriptions of private meetings...just stunning work
BuzzFeed News sued the US government for the right to see all the work that Mueller’s team kept secret. Today we are publishing the second installment of the FBI’s summaries of interviews with key witnesses.
In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia...
Matt ZapotoskyAG Barr is giving his 1st interviews to @FoxNews & @WSJ while in El Salvador & leaning into the notion of impropriety in Russia probe origins. He tells Fox he’s seeing if officials “put their thumb on the scale” & calls answers he’s gotten “inadequate”
Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Prosecutors, including future Trump labor secretary Alexander Acosta, cut Epstein an extraordinary plea deal.