McDermott broke spirit of rules but faces no punishment
The Hill - Dec 11 6:10 PM
The House ethics committee found that Rep. Jim McDermotts (D-Wash.) 1997 leaking of a secretly taped phone call to the media among House Republican leaders, including current Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), is inconsistent with the spirit of the applicable [House] rules.
Boehner sued McDermott over the issue. It seems to me he got a favorable ruling in court ...
anyone out there with an update?