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Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Said to Have Been Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price

Original story at ProPublica• 44 mentions • 2 weeks ago

ProPublica 2 weeks ago

 
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was removed from his post by the Trump administration last week, was overseeing an investigation into stock trades made by the president’s health secretary, according to a person familiar with the office. Tom Price, head of the Department of Health and Human Services, came under scrutiny during his confirmation hearings for investments he made while serving in Congress. The Georgia lawmaker traded hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of shares in health-related companies, even as he voted on and sponsored legislation affecting the industry. Price testified at the time that his trades were lawful ...
 
 
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19 Mar
Cleveland Activism @OccupyCleveland
RT @WTFJHT: 1/ U.S. attorney Preet Bharara was investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price when he was fired https://t.co/nuxKal9P6L
18 Mar
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18 Mar
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18 Mar
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17 Mar
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Preet Bharara was 1 of 46 U.S. attorneys fired by Trump WH — and was investigating HHS Sec. Tom Price. So blatant. https://t.co/XzXTXKjKy0
17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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Preet Bharara, one of the federal judges Trump fired was investigating Tom Price's shady stock dealings.... https://t.co/1Au4bO1SCi
17 Mar
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RT @charlesornstein: Scoop from @RobertFaturechi! Before his firing, Preet was investigating @SecPriceMD https://t.co/cEt4xW6OWD
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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RT @GlennThrush: Preet was investigating Tom Price's stock deals when Trump canned him, per @ProPublica https://t.co/xKD4hIakk8
17 Mar
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RT @alikodjakNPR: Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said to have been investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price https://t.co/OgyTNr4sXN
17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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.@PreetBharara was investigating @SecPriceMD’s shady stock trades when @realDonaldTrump fired him, per @ProPublica. https://t.co/OgEo77Wh8l
17 Mar
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17 Mar
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17 Mar
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Wow. This would be one explanation of Bharara's "Moreland Commission" remark. https://t.co/Ve36hXuCBi
17 Mar
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