Tag: Office of Congressional Ethics

US Representative from California Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to the press about the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Nunes Stepping Aside Temporarily from Russia Probe

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced Thursday morning that he is temporarily stepping aside from leading a committee probe into Russia’s influence on the 2016 presidential elections.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 22: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during her weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol September 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. Pelosi answered questions on a range of topics, including congressional negotiations on a new continuing resolution. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Fake News About the Office of Congressional Ethics

The mainstream media are abuzz with claims that House Republicans have voted to “gut” or “eviscerate” the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), or to strip it of its independence.

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Dems Struggle to Find Untainted Rep for Appropiations Committee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will step down from his leadership position on the House Appropriations Committee after he, and four of his associates, were indicted this week on 29 counts of racketeering, fraud and conspiracy.

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Rep. Aaron Schock’s Associates Contacted in Spending Investigation

The investigation into what many feel is questionable spending by Illinois Representative Aaron Schock is growing. The inquiry has now grown to the point where some of the Republican’s associates are being contacted by congressional investigators.