Investigation of Democrats’ Caribbean Trip Triggers Backlash

June 24, 2009

An investigation into a trip taken by members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is triggering a backlash against the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s signature ethics proposal.

CBC members, frustrated at what they perceive as an accusation by a conservative group that’s been blown out of proportion, last week formed a working group to look at taking on the 2006 resolution that created the OCE.

Read more: (Mike Soraghan, “Black Caucus Criticizes Ethics Probe of Trip to the Caribbean,” The Hill, 6/24/09)