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He Still Won’t Go! Mucky DC Councilman Clings To Seat As Expulsion Looms

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 2: D.C. Council member Jack Evans listens during the D.C. Council meeting at The John Wilson Building on July 2, 2019 in Washington. (Photo by Marlena Sloss/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
December 6, 2019 4:07 p.m.

Jack Evans, a Democrat and DC’s longest-serving lawmaker, was recommended to be expelled by a unified City Council Tuesday after its probe unearthed evidence that he’d traded on his public office for $400,000 in personal profit.

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