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Democrat Congresswoman Flips on Keeping Epstein Contributions

Stacey Plaskett, the delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives from the Virgin Islands, reversed course on Tuesday, announcing she would no longer keep the thousands of dollars donated to her campaign by Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy sex offender recently accused of child sex trafficking.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) attends a news conference to discuss "a comprehensive plan to address the immediate humanitarian needs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and ensure that the islands are able to rebuild in a way that empowers them to thrive …

Bill Clinton Distances Himself from Jeffrey Epstein

Former President Bill Clinton distanced himself on Monday from Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire financier and former donor who was indicted for child sex trafficking over the weekend.

Court documents against Epstein show that he once had 21 private email addresses and phone numbers for Clinton and an aide.PatrickMcMullan; Getty Images

GOP Lawmaker Calls for Justin Amash to Be Stripped of Committee Roles

A prominent member of the House GOP leadership is calling for Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI) to be stripped of his committee assignments and removed from the Republican caucus after the libertarian “gadfly” announced his decision to become an independent.

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., is seen during a congressional panel at the 2016 Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Mackinac Island, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)