HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Former Staffer Blasts Gra... » Reply #2
In the discussion thread: Former Staffer Blasts Graham [View all]

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Nov 21, 2020, 12:52 AM

2. Ethics experts call for Senate investigation

By Alex Rogers and Manu Raju, CNN
Updated 5:42 PM ET, Wed November 18, 2020

... Walter Shaub, a former top ethics watchdog for the federal government, Richard Painter, the chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush's administration, and Claire Finkelstein, the director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, asked the panel to look into Graham's call last week with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, and whether Graham "suggested" that Raffensperger "disenfranchise Georgia voters by not counting votes lawfully cast for the office of president.

They also asked the panel to investigate whether Graham "threatened anyone with a Senate investigation of the Georgia vote tally."

The Senate panel reviews complaints "from virtually any source," according to its guidelines, but whether it will probe Graham is uncertain. The panel, which is evenly split between three Democrats and three Republicans, acts in secrecy and often offers little more than a slap on the wrist to admonish a senator's misconduct ...


Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 14 replies Author Time Post
struggle4progress Nov 21 OP
struggle4progress Nov 21 #1
Midnight Writer Nov 21 #12
OnDoutside Nov 21 #14
LineReply Ethics experts call for Senate investigation
struggle4progress Nov 21 #2
struggle4progress Nov 21 #3
Cha Nov 21 #4
elleng Nov 21 #5
Volaris Nov 21 #13
struggle4progress Nov 21 #6
struggle4progress Nov 21 #7
elleng Nov 21 #11
UTUSN Nov 21 #8
struggle4progress Nov 21 #10
Please login to view edit histories.