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Oklahoma nonprofit responds to former US congressman suit


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former congressman was fired from an Oklahoma City-based charity because he misrepresented his fundraising abilities and sought to hire friends for high-paying jobs, directors of the nonprofit group said in response to a lawsuit.

J.C. Watts sued Feed the Children and six directors in April, alleging he was fired from his role as CEO and president in retaliation for reporting problems at the charity to the state attorney general's office. The group denies any such problems exist, The Oklahoman ( ) reported.

In a court filing last week, Feed the C...

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