Press Releases

May 23, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Michael Grimm

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, H. Res. 451, and Committee Rules 1 O(a)(2) and 18(e)(2), the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on May 8, 2014, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee's action, the Investigative Subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Michael Grimm violated the Code of Official Conduct or any law, rule, regulation, or other applicable standard of conduct in the performance of his duties or the discharge of his responsibilities, with respect to allegations forming the basis for criminal charges of obstructing the tax law, conspiracy to defraud the United States, aiding and abetting tax evasion, health care fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, unlawful employment of aliens, obstruction of an official proceeding, and perjury, as filed against him in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on April 25, 2014.

May 5, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on May 5, 2014, to release the following statement:

Apr 28, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Steve Stockman

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(b)(8)(A) and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Steve Stockman, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on March 13, 2014.

Mar 24, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Markwayne Mullin

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on March 24, 2014, to release the following statement:

Mar 24, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on March 24, 2014, to release the following statement:

Mar 20, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A), 17A(c)(1), and 17A(j), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 4, 2013.

Mar 13, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics on Selection of Ethics Staff Director

Chairman K. Michael Conaway and Ranking Member Linda T. Sánchez are pleased to announce the selection of Thomas A. Rust as Staff Director and Chief Counsel of the Committee on Ethics. The Committee unanimously agreed to the appointment of Mr. Rust, who is already employed by the Committee, effective today.

Feb 6, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Markwayne Mullin

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Markwayne Mullin, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 23, 2013.

Feb 6, 2014

Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Pursuant to House Rule XI, Clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on December 23, 2013.

Jan 29, 2014

Statement Regarding The Investigative Subcommittee In The Matter Of Representative Henry J. “Trey” Radel III

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on January 29, 2014, to release the following statement on behalf of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Investigative Subcommittee in the Matter of Representative Henry J. “Trey” Radel III:

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