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Sat Jan 13, 2018, 08:30 PM

Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'challenging workload'

Source: The Hill

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) has resigned from his post on the House Ethics Committee, citing a challenging workload that also includes his chairmanship on the powerful Oversight Committee.

In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) dated Jan. 10, Gowdy said that he would "treasure" his experience on the Ethics panel, but acknowledged that it was difficult balancing that assignment with his work on other committees.

"When I became Chairperson of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform I knew I would not be able to keep all other committee assignments to include Judiciary, Intelligence and Ethics," Gowdy wrote.

"Four committee assignments, including a Chairmanship, is a challenging workload," the letter said.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/house/368928-gowdy-steps-down-from-ethics-committee-citing-challenging-workload?amp&__twitter_impression=true




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Reply Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'challenging workload' (Original post)
laserhaas Jan 13 OP
laserhaas Jan 13 #1
Scarsdale Jan 14 #9
bullimiami Jan 13 #2
mpcamb Jan 15 #15
StevieM Jan 13 #3
RussBLib Jan 13 #4
Wellstone ruled Jan 13 #5
Skittles Jan 13 #6
anneboleyn Jan 15 #13
Wellstone ruled Jan 15 #14
Delphinus Jan 15 #17
SeattleVet Jan 13 #7
JustABozoOnThisBus Jan 14 #11
Kristofer Bry Jan 14 #8
B Stieg Jan 14 #10
laserhaas Jan 14 #12
Paladin Jan 15 #16

Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 08:45 PM

1. Poor guy! With all those golf trips...

somebody has to pick up the slack....

Just sayin.....

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Response to laserhaas (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 08:28 AM

9. Not to mention,

counting all that Russian money. How can HE judge someone else's ethics, when he has none himself? Oh, wait, this panel only investigates democratic politicians. Nobody in the gop has any ethics, so no investigation needed.

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 08:59 PM

2. Citing lack of any qualification

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Response to bullimiami (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 08:14 PM

15. Especially for anything involving ethics.

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:03 PM

3. What's so sad about this explanation is that it is probably the truth.

The GOP is just fine with someone like Gowdy being on the Ethics Committee.

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:06 PM

4. pathetic partisan weasel

These guys are so blatantly partisan, it's just sickening. They are all over Benghazi, another typical right-wing witch hunt, and turn a blind eye to Trump's flagrant corruption,

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 09:16 PM

5. Busted for a 130k settlement

for the illegal firing of a Staffer. Careful when trying to fire a national Guardsmen. When you duty papers are cut,you go wither it's training or duty.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 10:00 PM

6. 130K payouts seem to be en vogue

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #5)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 02:51 PM

13. Wonder if more news is coming out about Gowdys payments? I wonder. This guy loves power

more than anything, and I canít imagine him giving this up voluntarily.

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Response to anneboleyn (Reply #13)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 02:56 PM

14. Saw a print out of his Campaign

finance report for January. Notice the so called Media is not chasing this. How many more are there? Trump appears to have silenced several by Campaign Donations from one of his PACs.

My guess it there is a ton more to come out. John Lewis and Maxine Waters are not going to let this issue die any time soon.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #14)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 08:49 PM

17. I certainly hope

John Lewis and Maxine Waters continue to uncover this mess.

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sat Jan 13, 2018, 10:51 PM

7. 'Challenging workload', indeed!

With tRump in office, and his TP cronies in COngress...

yeah, I can see how anything related to ethics could definitely be 'challenging'.

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Response to SeattleVet (Reply #7)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 11:40 AM

11. Well, what he's saying is a load of "something". Workload, no. nt

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 03:11 AM

8. Ethics are Challenging to Trey

 

And all other Republicowards.

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 09:32 AM

10. Gowdy steps down from Ethics Committee, citing 'a lack of ethics.'

Never had 'em, never will.

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Response to B Stieg (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 14, 2018, 06:41 PM

12. Ha Ha

So ...a p r o p o s

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Response to laserhaas (Original post)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 08:25 PM

16. Resign, you pointy-headed dipshit. (nt)

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