The top aide to Rep. John Lewis (D., Ga.) served dual roles in the congressman’s office and on his 2016 reelection campaign that may have run afoul of House ethics rules, public records show.
Director of the Office of Government Ethics Walter M. Shaub donated to President Obama before his appointment and defended Hillary Clinton’s decision to not disclose paid speeches to the Clinton Foundation while she was secretary of state.
Republican House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah) threatened an investigation into the federal government’s top ethics watchdog on Thursday after the group publicly questioned Donald Trump’s plan to address potential conflicts of interest.
Conservative group America Rising PAC filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on Wednesday to target what they say is the politicization of the U.S. Ethics Office under the Obama administration.
The House Committee on Ethics announced on Tuesday that the investigation into Rep. Alan Grayson (D., Fla.) should continue.
Rep. Corrine Brown (D., Fla.) is under investigation by the House of Representatives Ethics Committee, the Tampa Bay Times is reporting.
Politico, a Rosslyn, Va., based website located several stories below the Washington Free Beacon, continues its coverage of Republican Rep. Bill Shuster (Pa.) three months after its report attacking the congressman’s personal relationship with a registered lobbyist fell flat.