Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) on Thursday called for an ethics investigation into Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez (N.J.) following his mistrial on 18 corruption charges.
Democratic Sen. Al Franken (Minn.) said Thursday that he supports calls for an investigation into the allegation that he groped and kissed a woman without her consent in 2006.
Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is joining CNN as its senior legal analyst.
The House Ethics Committee announced Wednesday that it will extend its inquiry into Rep. John Conyers’s (D., Mich.) payments to his former Chief of Staff.
Office of Government Ethics Director Walter M. Shaub announced his resignation on Thursday after months of conflict with the Trump administration, notably regarding divestiture from President Donald Trump’s businesses and delays in disclosing ethics waivers for appointees.
Two Democratic members of the House of Representatives are under review by the House Ethics Committee for alleged wrongdoing.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.), the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, has asked the Office of Government Ethics to investigate comments made by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin about the children’s movie “The Lego Batman Movie.”
A government watchdog group has filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics calling for an investigation of Rep. Alcee Hastings (D., Fla.) for maxing out the congressional salary of his longtime girlfriend for five straight years.
The chief of staff to former Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.) has pleaded guilty to fraud after being indicted for using charitable funds to benefit himself.