Pelosi says Ethics has 'discretion' to break rules

Nancy Pelosi, a veteran of the Committee on Ethics, said she believes the panel has the "discretion" to launch an ethics probe outside of the scope of its investigative jurisdiction.
1:23 | 05/16/18

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A moment later on maple he issued a statement about congressman Davis and the book the puff up its committees should immediately next properly. Investigate that matter. Looking into a little bit and my understanding of how schools is that the F didn't do not have. The investigative jurisdiction to look into the matter because. It perceives its its jurisdiction would be cut off. January 2011. Previous three sessions of congress that her congress. I I appreciate your. View I don't necessarily share it and there is some precedent for going back further. Well it says that it needs to learn to be a separate allegation is directly related to this 2007. Allegations so absent any other new development. But the ethics committee hearing congress feel. Well think that the ethics let's see with the ethics committee has to say about it. But not as served on him any by LI seven you can name intelligence after learning by. It ethic has served longer than anybody seven years on the ethics committees and expose be fixed but this mistake longer. To rewrite the new group helped rewrite the new rules as we reviewed conduct. Her behavior in the congress the I do believe that there is discretion for them to do this so that let them decide and then go from there. They have that discretion should sign.

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