Tag Archives: Bob Goodlatte

30th House Republican Hits The Exit

CNN reports: The head of the powerful House judiciary committee, Bob Goodlatte, is not running for re-election, the Virginia Republican announced Thursday. “It’s been an honor to serve #VA06 – thank you for your support and trust. It’s time to step aside. I’ve decided I will not seek re-election,” Goodlatte tweeted. Goodlatte is the latest high profile House Republican to ...

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House GOP Votes To Gut Independent Ethics Office

The Associated Press reports: House Republicans have voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers after several bribery and corruption scandals sent members to prison. The ethics change, which prompted an outcry from Democrats and government watchdog groups, is part of a rules package that the full ...

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