Ethics office says Reps. Newman, Lamborn may have broken law
January 23, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional ethics watchdog has concluded that U.S. Reps. Marie Newman of Illinois and Doug Lamborn of Colorado may have violated federal law, prompting reviews from the House Ethics Committee.
Separate investigative reports from the Office of Congressional Ethics released Monday detailed a "substantial reason to believe" that Newman, a Democrat, promised federal employment to a political opponent and that Lamborn, a Republican, misused official resources for personal purposes.
Though the ethics office conducts the initial review and makes recommendations, only the...