Skip to comments.Linda Sanchez may have conflicts of interest (chief of staff is son of Maxine Waters' ethics lawyer)
Posted on 01/29/2011 9:10:28 PM PST by Libloather
Linda Sanchez may have conflicts of interest
By JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN | 1/28/11 5:57 PM EST
Rep. Linda Sanchez has only been the top Democrat on the House Ethics Committee for three days, but there are already questions about whether Sanchez has a conflict of interest involving her chief of staff, a top ethics lawyer and the high-profile Maxine Waters ethics trial that looms before the committee.
Sanchezs chief of staff is Adam Brand, son of top ethics lawyer - and former House general counsel - Stan Brand. The elder Brand is representing Waters (D-Calif.) in the ethics case pending before the Ethics Committee.
Stan Brand, who is widely respected among his fellow lawyers and the media who cover the cases, also represented Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.), Lindas sister, in an ethics case involving both women. Linda Sanchez placed three staffers from her sisters office on her payroll following an embezzlement scandal involving an aide to Loretta Sanchez in 2006. The Ethics Committee reviewed the matter but neither Sanchez was ever charged with any wrongdoing.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
It’s only a conflict for Repubs.
Pray for America
The term “Ethics lawyer” is crazy enough, but toss Maxine Waters into the mix and you have real insanity.
Political incest......... that abuses justice..
“Sanchezs chief of staff is Adam Brand, son of top ethics lawyer - and former House general counsel - Stan Brand. The elder Brand is representing Waters (D-Calif.) in the ethics case pending before the Ethics Committee.”
Do what the RATS do. Tell skippy to sit down and shut up. They lost, we won, get over it.
.. otherwise known as “Dirty Sanchez”