Rep. Elijah Cummings Wants Ex-Ethics Chief To Testify
Rep. Elijah Cummings Wants Ex-Ethics Chief to Testify
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, wants outgoing Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub to testify in front of the panel, the Washington Examiner is reporting.
Shaub announced his resignation on Thursday, and said the “current legal situation has made it clear that the ethics program needs to be stronger than it is,” according to the Examiner.
Shaub had clashed with President Donald Trump and criticized how he handled potential conflicts of interests regarding his businesses, the website noted.
“The American people deserve to hear from this experienced ethics expert about the challenges he …