Statement of the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative David Schweikert

May 3, 2019

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

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, and Committee Rule 10(a)(2), the Committee unanimously voted to re-authorize an investigative subcommittee (ISC) for the 116th Congress to review allegations involving Representative David Schweikert.

The Honorable Dean Phillips will serve as the Chairman of the ISC, and the Honorable Bill Flores will serve as the Ranking Member.  The other two members of the ISC are the Honorable Jamie Raskin and the Honorable John Katko.

The Committee notes that the mere fact of an investigation into these allegations does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred.  No other public comment will be made on this matter except in accordance with Committee rules.

 

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