Rep. Maxine Waters Refutes Ethics Charges

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., today adamantly refuted charges brought against her by the House Ethics Committee. "I have not violated any House rules," she said at a press conference on Capitol Hill. Waters was charged by the ethics panel with violating House rules in 2008. The charges stem from a meeting that Waters requested at the onset of the financial crisis in September 2008 with then-Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson. Waters and Paulson did not attend the meeting, but Treasury officials...Full Story
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