Congress is looking into possible ethical transgressions by AOC.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a congresswoman from New York, is the subject of an investigation by the House Committee on Ethics, the panel announced on Wednesday.
According to the announcement, the panel will make its plan of action known following its organizational meeting at the following Congress.
Saikat Chakrabarti, the socialist’s chief of staff, has been charged with diverting more than $1 million in campaign contributions into a slush fund run by two private businesses registered to him, despite the fact that little specifics have been made public.
AOC’s spokesman expressed her confidence that the case would be dropped.
The spokeswoman said, “The Congresswoman has always taken ethics extremely seriously, refusing any payments from lobbyists, corporations, or other special interests.”
The House ethics committee received the Office of Congressional Ethics investigation into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in June.
When that office refers to an inquiry, it usually does so because it has grounds to think an ethics rule was broken.
On Wednesday, acting Chair Susan Wild (D-PA) and Ranking Member Michael Guest released a statement (R-Miss.).
The House Committee on Ethics recently extended the probe, which led to Wednesday’s disclosure.
🚨BREAKING: AOC is under a House Ethics Investigation pic.twitter.com/FFHfinqFJm
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