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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Offered To Change Position On Weed If Donor Retracted Criticism: Report

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29:  Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, speaks
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, speaks onstage at the 2014 Concordia Summit - Day 1 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 29, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Concordia Summit)

The proposal to Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan was straightforward: retract critical statements he made to a reporter in return for Wasserman Schultz publicly backing his cannabis initiative that she had trashed just months earlier. Morgan declined the offer with a sharp email reply sent to a go-between, who described the congresswoman as being in a “tizzy.”

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