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DOJ official: House ethics committee is broken.

By Judd Legum on February 25, 2006 at 4:16 pm

"DOJ official: House ethics committee is broken."


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“The Justice Department has a message for Congress: clean up your house or else we may have to do it for you. A senior federal law enforcement official told TIME that the paralyzed and often lax House ethics committee has created a vacuum that prosecutors won’t hesitate to fill. The House’s internal mechanism for keeping corruption in check is ‘broken,’ says the official.”

Homeland Security initially opposed port deal.

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