Ethics Committee to Review Owens Case
Via POLITICO last night – A $22,000 trip to Taiwan taken by Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) will be reviewed by the House Ethics Committee. According to House rules, the committee has 45 days to review the request and decide whether or not to launch a formal probe or release the investigation. The committee can extend this review period for another 45 days if necessary. Owens released | Read More »
Pelosi Knew – UPDATED
UPDATE: The Daily Caller reports that the House GOP will introduce a privileged resolution calling on the Ethics Committee to investigate Pelosi’s and Hoyer’s handling of the Massa allegations. Specifically, the resolution calls on the committee to find out what the Democratic leadserhip knew about Massa, when they knew it, and what they did – or didn’t do – about it. Good for the House | Read More »
More Democrats behaving badly?
While I felt that my response to this Washington Post article involving the investigation of seven PMA Porkers* was pretty succinct (mad giggling usually is), this follow-up article describing the document disclosure (completely accidental, of course) and some more names to watch deserves at least a bullet points list. Also of interest to ethics investigators, apparently: Charles Rangel (D, NY): Junketing to Caribbean islands on | Read More »