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Portraying herself as a victim, Pennsylvania’s attorney general said Wednesday that criminal charges threatening to end her career were part of a “grand plan” to conceal pornographic and racially insensitive emails circulated among judges and state prosecutors.

“I am innocent of any wrongdoing,” Kathleen Kane said in her first public comments on the case. “I neither conspired with anyone nor did I ask or direct anyone to do anything improper or unlawful.”

Kane referred to the controversy by the name “porngate,” which has been used in the media since the scandal broke in 2014.

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Pennsylvania top prosecutor says she was criminally charged to conceal porn emails