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James Comer risks an irony overdose

Earlier this month, Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md.), the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, sent letters to the heads of various oil companies seeking information about an alleged effort by former president Donald Trump to solicit a campaign contribution in exchange for pro-oil policies should he win reelection. That alleged quid pro quo was first reported by The Washington Post and centered on a meeting with industry leaders hosted at Mar-a-Lago. According to our report, Trump replied to a question about regulations by saying that his policy platform on energy production was worth the executives cobbling together $1 billion in contributions.

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