House Ethics Committee Orders Republican Rep. McMorris Rodgers to Return $7,500 in Misused Funds

Prior to the close of 2019, the House Ethics Committee concluded its 5-year investigation on how the staffers in Rep, McMorris Rodgers office made improper use of campaign funds and official resources! including staff time, travel funds and congressional office space in carrying out political activities. According the Ethics Committee Report, poor record keeping and “sloppy practices” dating as far back as 2008 had contributed to the improper use of campaign funds. In light of the findings, the panel chaired by Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch, imposed sanctions on Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, ordering her to pay over $7,500 as …

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency Facing Oppositions on All Sides

Facebook’s planned introduction of its Libra cryptocurrency is facing opposition on all sides that an actual launch by year 2020 could be stalled. As it is, U.S. legislators, financial regulators and government officials not only in the U.S. but also in EU countries are wary that a payment processing system running on blockchain technology and operated by Facebook, presents serious concerns and issues. Lawmakers cannot accept the social media company’s motives at face value, since the Libra business model when combined with the Facebook social site is regarded as much too invasive over users’ private information. In enticing FB denizens …

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Dems Harness Political “Dark Money” to Launch Ad Blitz Amplifying House Majority Agendas

Strategists of the Democratic Party led by Robby Mook, president of the House Majority Political Action Committee (PAC), quietly formed a non-profit organization in March of this year. The main purpose of which is to broadcast actions taken and undertaken by the House Democrats. The new organization called House Majority Forward will serve as an affiliate of the House Majority PAC. Through publicity launched by way of TV and digital advertisements, House Majority Forward will disseminate to the American public, information about important progressive legislations accomplished by House Democrats; and of how they were held up by the Republican-controlled Senate …

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