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Obama, NY Times overstated Mary Jo White's role in Gotti case
President Barack Obama’s nomination last week of respected former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White to head the SEC seemed designed to signal a crackdown on financial crime to Wall Street. “Don’t mess with Mary Jo,” Obama said.
But in listing the ex-prosecutor’s ample credentials, the president appeared to exaggerate one. “In the early 1990s,” said Obama, with White standing near as he...