Trump: Focus On ‘Tax Reform, Healthcare’ Not Gutting Ethics Watchdog
President-elect Trump questioned House Republicans changing the rules governing an ethics oversight body Tuesday.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan reportedly opposes how the rule change was passed, but agrees with the substance of the rule change. The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) was created in 2008 by then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. With the surprise change, OCE now sits under the purview of the House Committee on Ethics, which will govern any investigation into House members – READ MORE