WEB Notes: These pukes are quick to tell us we have to give up our rights and security for safety. Then in the next breath they bend the rules for themselves. The American people have no privacy anymore, we have cameras all over the stop lights and our digital communications are monitored. Where is the opt out button for the Americans that these politicians have made for themselves?
Just when you thought ethics standards couldn’t get much worse on Capitol Hill… It’s emerged that the House GOP quietly changed a rule last week to allow members to keep their records hidden from ethics or criminal investigations.
The tweak allows politicians to conceal any information members produce — even suspicious expenditures and budgets — if the Office of Congressional Ethics or the Department of Justice investigates them for criminal activity, the Center for Responsive Politics reports.