House Ethics Committee
The House Ethics Committee has decided to hold off on reviewing an incident in which U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) threatened to harm a New York news reporter in the U.S. Capitol.
The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.
Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.
The attorney representing Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm maintains that the congressman has done nothing wrong but says he’s not surprised his client is facing criminal charges from federal prosecutors.
The House Ethics Committee announced in 2012 that Grimm was under investigation for possible campaign finance violations. That committee said it would defer its inquiry because of a separate Department of Justice investigation.
U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) of Staten Island was under fire from the House Ethics Committee Monday night.
According to the committee, the Staten Island Republican may have violated campaign finance laws by soliciting and accepting prohibited contributions. That may have led to false information being included in campaign finance reports, the committee said.
Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, 80, plans to run despite his November conviction on several House ethics charges.
Rep. Charles Rangel has established a defense fund that will allow supporters to contribute up to $5,000 a year to help pay his legal bills.
Censured U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel returned to his home turf in the city’s Harlem neighborhood on Saturday, saying he still loves Congress.
The House voted to censure Charlie Rangel for ethical violations. Censure is the second most serious punishment Congress can hand out — one step short of expulsion.
In an extraordinary plea, Rep. Charles Rangel of New York asked supporters Wednesday to call the Capitol switchboard and urge their representatives to oppose a resolution to censure him.
The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem.
The 80-year-old Democrat from Harlem wants his punishment for ethics violations downgraded to a reprimand, according to congressional and nongovernment sources in touch with Rangel.