Office of Congressional Ethics

The Politico gets us up to date on the mysterious Office of Congressional Ethics.

It was one of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “drain the swamp” proposals when Democrats took control of Congress: creation of an independent ethics watchdog to sweep aside the “culture of corruption” she says prevailed under Republicans.

But while the new Office of Congressional Ethics is finally in operation — a year after the House authorized it and more than two years after Pelosi was sworn in as speaker — the office has little to show for its work and is encumbered by layers of secrecy.

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