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Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation Friday into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing the actions of some of his political allies and fellow Florida Republicans as part of a broader public corruption inquiry. Federal agents have, in recent months, been examining Gaetz’s connections

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Schweikert admits House ethics violations, agrees to reprimand, $50,000 fine

Rep. David Schweikert has admitted to 11 counts of campaign finance violations, misuse of congressional office funds and pressuring legislative staff to do campaign work, the House Ethics Committee said Thursday. The Fountain Hills Republican faces reprimand by the full House and has agreed to pay a $50,000 fine in the matter as part of

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