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U.S. reportedly joins Operation Car Wash

In today’s issue: U.S. Department of Justice reportedly joins Operation Car Wash. President’s health leaves the government with no guidance. One week in, 15% of senators change parties.


U.S. reportedly joins Operation Car Wash

A Houston-based oil trader who worked with Petrobras and some of the world’s largest commodity companies is reportedly cooperating in a corruption investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. It would be the first confirmation that American investigators have joined Operation Car Wash — which has toppled presidents in two countries and jailed over 130 Latin American politicians since its launch, in 2014.

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