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Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped

January 03, 2017

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On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives: Paul Ryan (R-WI) opposing efforts to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE): 

UPDATE | After an outcry from citizens, outside groups and the President-elect, House Republicans gathered quickly and stripped the provision to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics from the House Rules package shortly before consideration.

A win to start to 2017!


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