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LAS14's Journal
LAS14's Journal
January 4, 2017

I'm so confused.

Can someone tell me who, exactly, was in this closed door meeting? The whole house? Some committee?

Just hours after Republicans voted to gut the House's independent ethics office, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s phone started lighting up with calls and texts.

The California Republican had tried to warn his colleagues about the political risks of defanging the Office of Congressional Ethics during a closed-door, secret ballot roll call Monday night. And after that vote, a number of lawmakers who agreed with McCarthy raised serious concerns about approving the controversial pitch in a public vote the next day.

January 3, 2017

The reversal on the ethics vote could be a marketing maneuver.

What do you think about the idea that Trump and the leadership fomented this just so Trump could look "ethical?"

Is there a place where I can find out details about stuff like this? Like exactly which representatives instigated this, who voted for it, etc.?

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