President-elect Trump Scolds House GOP for Gutting Office of Congressional Ethics – Joe Walsh

President-elect Trump Scolds House GOP for Gutting Office of Congressional Ethics

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I agree with Trump, what the House GOP did last night was wrong. Period.

President-elect Trump Tuesday criticized House Republicans for moving to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics in a closed-door vote Monday night, saying their attention should be focused elsewhere and hinting they had violated the spirit of his campaign slogan, “drain the swamp.”

“With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics Watchdog, as unfair as it may be, their number one act and priority,” the incoming Republican president wrote in a pair of tweets.

“Focus on tax reform, healthcare and so many other things of far greater importance!” he added, while including the hashtag “#DTS” or “drain the swamp.”

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