House ethics panel investigating Rep. Radel

Launching a formal investigation means the Ethics Committee can look deeper into Radel's background and could decide to take action against him, including an official reprimand or expulsion.

House ethics panel investigating Rep. Radel

The House Ethics Committee announced Monday it was launching a formal investigation of a Florida congressman who pleaded guilty last month to cocaine possession. Ethics Committee Chairman Michael Conaway and ranking Democrat Linda Sanchez said in a joint statement the committee had voted unanimously to open an investigation into Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel, a freshman […]