Statement on the Passing of Ranking Member Jackie Walorski
The Committee on Ethics mourns the tragic loss of its Ranking Member, Representative Jackie Walorski. Representative Walorski first served as a Member of an investigative subcommittee in the 115th Congress, then became a Member of the full Committee in the 116th Congress, and served as the Committee’s Ranking Member in the 117th Congress.
Ranking Member Walorski demonstrated a commitment to upholding the integrity of the House throughout her service. The Committee is charged with overseeing the House’s Code of Official Conduct, which provides first and foremost that Members shall act at all times in a manner that reflects creditably upon the House. Ranking Member Walorski embodied that standard through her consistent compassion, fairness, and dedication to public service and the institution. She will be deeply missed.
The Committee Members and staff extend our heartfelt condolences to the Ranking Member’s family and staff, as well as to the families of her dedicated staff, Emma Thomson and Zach Potts, who also passed away.