Amid harsh criticism over his decision to drop investigations against members of the Trump family and Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has said that he and his office may “rethink” accepting campaign donations from criminal defense attorneys.
Within the span of a week, news reports revealed that Vance had dropped separate investigations into sexual assault claims against Weinstein and fraud accusations against Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr., and that at some point attorneys for the targets of the investigations had donated funds to Vance’s campaign committee.
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