Due to public outcry, the House GOP caucus held an emergency meeting to remove the Goodlatte amendment. to the House rules package. This means that the Office of Congressional Ethics will remain independent.

Notably, Rep. Steve King (R-IA-4) said he still supported “abolish[ing] it completely”. Rep.Mike Simpson (D-ID-2)  also expressed support for changing the OCE.

Talking Points Memo has collected a tally of how different House GOP Caucus members voted.




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