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“I considered Jim Jordan a friend. But at the end of the day, he is absolutely lying if he says he doesn’t know what was going on,” former Ohio State wrestler Mike DiSabato told NBC Newsin an investigative canadian goose jacket report published earlier this month.

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On July 6, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R Wis.) said he would “await the findings” of the investigation into Jordan. Days later, he praised Jordan as a “man of integrity.”

“Jim Jordan is a friend of mine,” Ryan said at a canada goose clearance sale news conference July 11. “We haven’t always agreed with each other over the years, but I have always known Jim Jordan to be a man of honesty, and a man of integrity.”

Ryan went on to say that the House Ethics Committee would not investigate Jordan. And the House Freedom Caucus, which Jordan co founded,voted to support the congressman in the wake of the accusations, according to CNN.

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