House Gop Votes To Gut Independent Ethics Office

House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday voted to eviscerate the Office of Government Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers after seve

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