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Boom! Lawyered: Meet the Official Who May Lead the Attack on Transgender Rights

In this episode of Boom! Lawyered, hosts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy introduce you to Roger Severino. He runs the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He decorates his office with a Clarence Thomas bobblehead and a crucifix. And he's the person likely to be driving the Trump Administration's reported efforts to eliminate transgender rights.

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[Photo: Cristiano Ronaldo faces away from the camera, with his name and number visible on his jersey]

Sports media outlets that previously dismissed the sexual assault allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo are now scurrying to report on them.

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