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  • Ms. McGehee said the committee's reluctance to clarify the matter has cast suspicion on its motives, adding that the real issue at hand for the committee is simplifying the disclosure filing process.

    House committee no longer requires public travel disclosure →

  • "With public confidence in the U.S. Congress reaching a record low of 7 percent, according to yesterday's Gallup poll, you would think the House Ethics Committee would focus on building public confidence in the institution, rather than looking for ways to make their dirty laundry harder to find," said Meredith McGehee, Policy Director at the Campaign Legal Center. "With the Committee's longstanding and well-deserved reputation for protecting Members and stonewalling reporters, and the well-documented appetite of Members for free travel on the dime of those seeking to influence them, one would hope that the Committee would tread lightly when eliminating disclosure requirements for these junkets."

    House committee no longer requires public travel disclosure →

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