Friday 22nd February 2019
22-Feb-2019
Republicans back off gutting of House ethics office after critical Trump tweet

Republicans back off gutting of House ethics office after critical Trump tweet

House Republicans abruptly reversed course and pulled language to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics and subject it to internal House rule. The decision came after President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted that the move should perhaps not be the House GOP’s first priority. Read more