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- Tax experts who reviewed documents for The Times said Mr. Trump trampled a core tax policy tenet by receiving tax benefits for losing vast amounts of other people’s money.
Though James B. Comey acted publicly, while J. Edgar Hoover operated in secret, Hoover was the last F.B.I. director to be accused of trying to influence a presidential election.
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