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Rep. Patrick Meehan, Facing Harassment Allegations, Is Taken Off Ethics Panel
Rep. Patrick Meehan, Facing Harassment Allegations, Is Taken Off Ethics PanelWASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an investigation into workplace harassment allegations against a Pennsylvania Republican on Saturday and removed him from the panel that investigates and adjudicates such complaints. The New York Times on ...read more
Source: Wall Street Journal
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:05:00 GMT
Ryan orders ethics inquiry into Pa. lawmaker's reported use of taxpayer cash to settle misconduct case
Ryan orders ethics inquiry into Pa. lawmaker's reported use of taxpayer cash to settle misconduct caseHARRISBURG, Pa -- House Speaker Paul Ryan ordered an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after The New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan had used taxpayer money to settle a complaint arising from hostility toward an ex-aide who rebuffed ...read more
Source: Fox News
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:54:00 GMT
House Ethics Committee Drops Republican Over Taxpayer-Funded Harassment Settlement
House Ethics Committee Drops Republican Over Taxpayer-Funded Harassment SettlementA Republican tasked with fighting against sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled a misconduct complaint filed against him by a former aide, The New York Times first reported Saturday. According to the report, Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), a member ...read more
Source: HuffPost
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:14:00 GMT
Congressman removed from ethics committee amid reports he used taxpayer money to settle sexual misconduct complaint
Congressman removed from ethics committee amid reports he used taxpayer money to settle sexual misconduct complaintGOP Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint from a former aide to whom the congressmen repeatedly expressed his romantic desires, The New York Times reported. House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Saturday that Meehan has ...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:37:00 GMT
Republican Congressman Removed From Ethics Committee After Report Of Sexual Harassment Settlement
Republican Congressman Removed From Ethics Committee After Report Of Sexual Harassment SettlementPennsylvania Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan was removed from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday after the New York Times reported he'd used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle his own case of sexual misconduct. AshLee Strong, a ...read more
Source: BuzzFeed
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:12:00 GMT
GOP lawmaker removed from ethics panel after report of misconduct settlement
GOP lawmaker removed from ethics panel after report of misconduct settlementA Republican congressman was removed from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday after it was reported that he used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle a misconduct complaint by a former staffer. Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.), who denies ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:15:00 GMT
Republican axed from ethics body after report on alleged sexual misconduct
Republican axed from ethics body after report on alleged sexual misconductShare on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email View more sharing options Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Close The congressman has been accused by a former aide of making ‘unwanted romantic ...read more
Source: The Guardian
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:08:00 GMT
House sexual harassment overhaul sidelines ethics watchdog
House sexual harassment overhaul sidelines ethics watchdogBipartisan legislation released earlier this week to overhaul Capitol Hill’s sexual harassment policies would prevent an independent ethics watchdog from reviewing complaints. The bill, unveiled Thursday, contains a provision that would prevent the ...read more
Source: The Hill
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:40:00 GMT
Rep. Meehan loses House ethics seat over sexual harassment claim
Rep. Meehan loses House ethics seat over sexual harassment claimHouse Speaker Paul Ryan on Saturday removed Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan from the Ethics Committee and ordered an investigation after a report that the Pennsylvania congressman used taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment complaint. The New York ...read more
Source: NBC News on MSN.com
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:24:00 GMT
Meehan removed from Ethics Committee after report he settled sexual misconduct claim
Meehan removed from Ethics Committee after report he settled sexual misconduct claim(CNN) - House Speaker Paul Ryan removed Rep. Patrick Meehan from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday following a news report that the Pennsylvania Republican used thousands of dollars in taxpayer money to settle a sexual misconduct complaint against him ...read more
Source: KSAT 12
Published on Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:21:00 GMT