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TV's Frink
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Politics 2: Electric Boogaloo
Date created
2-Jan-2017, 11:08 PM

http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/02/politics/office-of-congressional-ethics-oversight-of-ethics-committee-amendment/

House Republicans voted 119-74 Monday night in favor of a proposal that would gut Congress’ outside ethics watchdog and remove its independence.

Republican Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s proposal would place the independent Office of Congressional Ethics – an initial watchdog for House members but without power to punish members – under oversight of those very lawmakers.

Amazing.

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