The NFL owners are reportedly in talks to select Dan Snyder as the owner of the Washington Post after his last meeting with his team for sale.
The Washington Post reports that Snyder and his attorneys “demanded” assurances from the team and other team owners that he would not face any legal liability down the road after selling the franchise.
These demands from Snyder are reported to have “infuriated some owners and renewed discussions about a possible vote to remove him from the ownership of the commanders.” They call Snyder’s move “absurd,” especially considering the franchise’s ability to control the franchise.
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The House Oversight and Reform Committee released a 79-page report in December that accused the group and its commanders of covering up decades of corruption. The report found that Snyder had a “toxic” workplace and a “culture of fear.”
The commission found that “sexual abuse, harassment and other toxic behaviors are rampant” in the group.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, DN.Y, said, “Today’s report reflects the devastating results of the committee’s year-long investigation and shows how one of the most powerful teams in America, the NFL, has used sexual immorality and lack of “See the commanders of Washington,” said Rep. Carolyn Maloney, DN.Y. in a statement.
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John Brownlee and Stuart Nash, attorneys for the commanders, backed off with a statement to Fox News Digital at the time.
“These congressional investigators have demonstrated, almost immediately, that they have no interest in the truth, and are only interested in chasing the headlines by following one side of the story. Today’s report that is what this one-party system can predict,” the statement said. .
“There is no new information here,” the statement continued. “The committee continues to criticize Mr. Snyder for refusing to appear at a committee meeting last spring, despite Mr. Snyder’s agreement to sit, on a day selected by the committee, for extended hours. 11 of the never-before-seen questions under oath. Only two members of Congress who testified to any part of that document, one Democrat and one Republican, both spoke publicly after it was released. presented statements in which they described Mr. Snyder’s answers as honest, cooperative and honest. despite our repeated requests for a full transcript of Mr. Snyder’s deposition.”
“The committee recommended that Mr. Snyder prevent witnesses from coming forward, yet he did not identify a single witness who did not come forward or who suffered any negative consequences for doing so.”
There is also an ESPN report that says Snyder paid investigators to dig up NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and other team owners, gathering information to use if needed. Snyder is reported to have said, “They can’t fk with me,” when speaking privately.
Snyder sent a lengthy email to NFL owners following the report, blasting ESPN.
“It’s especially embarrassing for ESPN to downplay the very things that our president, Jason Wright, has done. ESPN alleges that the team has put in place commanders and has no ability to make real change. I know you know that’s a lie. ESPN ignores that.” and our efforts to correct many of the falsehoods in their story before publication,” Snyder wrote in an email obtained by ESPN in October.
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“There is one allegation in the ESPN story that I think is important to address right away. The story cited unnamed sources who said, “They were told that Snyder has instructed his law firms to hire independent investigation to check other owners and the Commissioner. Goodell. This is a lie with the intention of destroying the trust and goodwill between the owners that I take seriously, I have never hired an independent investigator to investigate an owner or commissioner, I have never given a lawyer to instruct or not They are not allowed to hire a freelancer. investigator on my behalf for any such reason and I would never do that.”
Meanwhile, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is trying to reconcile with Snyder and other owners, according to the Washington Post. He is “trying to make a peace in which Snyder will sell the franchise and leave the NFL without any conflict.”
The offer to the commanders was made privately by Snyder, with one offer reported to have come in at $5.5 billion, in the New York Post. Snyder wants at least $6 billion for the franchise.
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, although he is interested in buying the group, is not allowed to do a private auction. Snyder is reportedly angry with Bezos, who owns the Washington Post, which has published several exposés that have increased sexual harassment claims against Snyder and his ownership.
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