Press Releases

Jan 2, 2018

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Ruben Kihuen

The Committee on Ethics (Committee) previously issued a statement indicating that it unanimously voted on December 21, 2017, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee in the Matter of Representative Ruben Kihuen. The Committee’s statement noted the Committee would announce the Members who will serve on the Investigative Subcommittee at a later date.

Dec 21, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding the Arrests of Members of the House During a Protest Outside the United States Capitol on December 6, 2017

On December 21, 2017, the Committee released a Report regarding the arrests of Members of the House during a protest outside the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 2017. The Report can be found on the Committee’s web site: www.ethics.house.gov.

Dec 21, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Ruben Kihuen

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

Dec 21, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Blake Farenthold

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined on December 21, 2017, to release the following statement:

Dec 15, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Ruben Kihuen

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

Dec 13, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Blake Farenthold

The Committee on Ethics (Committee) previously issued a statement indicating that it unanimously voted on December 7, 2017, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee in the Matter of Representative Blake Farenthold. The Committee’s statement noted that the Committee would announce the Members who will serve on the Investigative Subcommittee in the next week.

Dec 7, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Blake Farenthold

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, and Committee Rules 10(a)(2) and 18, the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on December 7, 2017, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee’s action, the Investigative Subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Blake Farenthold 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 that he, or any person acting on his behalf, sexually harassed a former member of his staff, discriminated against her on the basis of her gender, and retaliated against her for complaining of discriminatory conduct, and allegations that Representative Farenthold made inappropriate statements to other members of his official staff.

Dec 7, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Trent Franks

In accordance with House Rule XI, clause 3, and Committee Rules 10(a)(2), 16(e)(2), and 18, the Committee on Ethics (Committee) unanimously voted on December 7, 2017, to establish an Investigative Subcommittee. Pursuant to the Committee’s action, the Investigative Subcommittee shall have jurisdiction to determine whether Representative Trent Franks engaged in conduct that constitutes sexual harassment and/or retaliation for opposing sexual harassment, in violation of House Rules, law, regulations, or other standards of conduct.

Dec 7, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Devin Nunes

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

Dec 1, 2017

Statement of the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics

Pursuant to Committee Rule 7(g), the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics (Committee) determined to release the following statement: Today the Committee sent the attached letter to the Office of Compliance requesting information from that office.

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