After Trump Objects, House Pulls Back On Plan To Curb Ethics Office
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House Republicans on Tuesday backtracked on their plan to draw the claws of the Office of Congressional Ethics, only hours after President-elect Donald Trump tweeted his disapproval of their vote Monday night to restrict the powers of the office.
According to a story at Western Journalism
Trump’s tweets were posted just after 10 a.m. ET.
By 1 p.m. ET, the new rules were dead, according to CNN, The New York Times and other media sources.
During a conference call among House Republicans, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., proposed rescinding the amendment the House adopted Monday and restoring the existing rules governing the ethics office. The motion was accepted by the GOP conference via unanimous consent.
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