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Media Minimize Anti-Trump Dossier Role of Law Firm in Jim Jordan Wrestling Team Scandal

NEW YORK — In reporting on the Ohio State University probe of sexual abuse allegations by former student wrestlers against their team doctor, major U.S. news media outlets either entirely fail to report or minimize the detail that Perkins Coie, the law firm involved in the case, paid the controversial Fusion GPS firm to produce the largely discredited, infamous anti-Trump dossier that sparked collapsed claims President Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, speaks to supporters gathered at The Champions of Liberty Rally in Hebron, Ky., Friday, Aug 11, 2017. Rep. Jordan was joined at the fundraising event by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)