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[Washington Babylon]

House Initiative on Corruption: Kill the watchdog

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From Politico:

The Office of Congressional Ethics, a powerful symbol of Democrats’ promise to “drain the swamp” in Washington, is in danger of having its power stripped after the midterm elections. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have led the charge, airing complaints about the aggressive, independent panel in a private session with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last month, and they’ve drafted a resolution that, if approved, would severely curtail the panel’s power…

And the rest of the House doesn’t appear to be far behind in its disdain.

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