U.S. Rep. John Conyers Under Investigation By House Ethics Committee
U.S. Rep. John Conyers under investigation by House Ethics Committee
WASHINGTON — The House Ethics committee said Monday it is investigating complaints against two veteran Democratic lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, and the top aide to a third Democrat.
Conyers, the senior Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, are under investigation, the ethics panel said. The panel also is investigating Michael Collins, chief of staff to Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia.
The independent Office of Congressional Ethics recommended the investigations, although the exact nature of the allegations is not clear. The …