REP. LIEU STATEMENT ON GOP GUTTING OF THE INDEPENDENT HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE

January 3, 2017
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WashingtonToday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) issued the following statement regarding the House Republican Majority’s gutting of the independent House Ethics Committee by voting to include the Goodlatte amendment in their Rules package.

“To paraphrase the immortal words of Lord Acton: Power corrupts.  Absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

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