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FILE- In this May 31, 2019 file photo, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Chair and D.C. Council Member Jack Evans, joins Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, right, at the podium during a news conference announcing a dedicated bus lane in downtown Washington. FBI agents searched Evans' Washington home on Friday, one day after he resigned from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority after a legal memo became public and verified that he violated board ethics.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Mendelson to hire firm to investigate Evans

- The Washington Times

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said Monday he plans to hire an outside law firm to conduct an investigation into Council member Jack Evans and the results of that investigation would be made public.

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie testifies before the House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Lawmakers push VA secretary on sexual harassment report

- The Washington Times

A bipartisan group of lawmakers on the House Veterans Affairs Committee is pressing Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to release information on the department's study of sexual harassment of female veterans in the VA health care system.

In this Saturday, May 4, 2019, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, is confronted by members of the media as he heads back to his Park Avenue apartment in New York. (AP Photo/Jonathan Carroll, File)

Michael Cohen, on his way to prison for Trump hush-money scheme, says 'much to be told'

- Associated Press

Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and fixer for President Donald Trump, said Monday there "remains much to be told" as he heads to prison to begin a three-year prison sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf.

In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. Baltimore's mayor resigned under pressure Thursday, May 2, 2019, amid a flurry of investigations into whether she arranged bulk sales of her self-published children's books to disguise hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns from office

- The Washington Times

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday, one week after federal agents had raided her homes and offices in an investigation of hundreds of thousands of dollars she made from sales of her self-published children's health book to a hospital network on whose board she served and to contractors seeking to do business with the city.