Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan: I Made a Big Mistake

A student uncovers some notes on the Donovan case

For more than two years, Labor Secretary Raymond Donovan and White House aides have denied that they had any contacts with private investigators hired by Schiavone Construction Co. to spy on those who were investigating Donovan's alleged ties to organized crime. The Labor Secretary is a major stockholder and former vice president of the New Jersey firm. Allegations against Donovan have been investigated by a special prosecutor, a Senate committee and a Brooklyn grand jury, none of which accused him of having committed any crime. However, papers found in the files of the...

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