November 15, 2018

NBC: Elizabeth Warren's ethics bill is moving to the House. Does the new Democratic Congress want it?

Some of the provisions in the companion legislation from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will connect directly to President Trump’s conduct in office, others on recent scandals in the administration and Congress.

WASHINGTON — A sweeping ethics bill by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is making the jump to the newly Democratic House.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., plans to introduce companion legislation in the coming days that she hopes will become a rallying point for progressives.
The Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act is headlined by a lifetime ban on lobbying by former lawmakers, presidents and top executive branch appointees, but includes a wide array of additional provisions.
Read the full article on the NBC website here.

By:  Benjy Sarlin
Source: NBC