Rep. John Campbell Targeted in House Ethics Probe
The Newport Beach Republican who represents much of south Orange County is among a group of congressional lawmakers being scrutinized in a House of Representatives ethics investigation, according to Washington, D.C. newspaper the Hill.
has asked lobbyists for fundraising information pertaining to three Democrats and five Republicans in Congress, Campbell among them. While details are still murky,the Hill
reports that it appears as though questions have arisen about an amendment that had been offered by Rep.Mel Watt
(D-North Carolina) for the financial-reform bill passed earlier this year. The amendment would have put franchise car dealerships that provide lending under the regulatory oversight of a new consumer protection agency.
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