Law Enforcement

 
 

Republicans Trying to Weaken Law Enforcement Agency

House Republicans voted last Monday to significantly restrict the power of an independent ethics body investigating allegations of misconduct against lawmakers and their staff. The closed-door, unannounced vote came at a meeting in which top House Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy opposed the move, which will be put to the vote today.. Today, a new session of Congress opens, where Republicans maintain their majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate after legislative elections last November. The amendment adopted by Republicans at Monday’s meeting on theRead More