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House Ethics Committee finds no violations in Rep. Waters case
Associated Press ^ | 9/21/12

Posted on 09/21/2012 7:41:51 AM PDT by Justaham

California Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters will not be charged with ethics violations.

At a meeting Friday, House Ethics Committee members said they found no violations in their investigation of allegations she steered a $12 million federal bailout to a bank where her husband owns stock. Waters is a senior Democrat on the Financial Services Committee.

The committee, however, said Waters' chief of staff, Mikael Moore, did take actions in Congress in an attempt to help the bank and violated standards of conduct. Moore likely will receive a letter admonishing him for his conduct. but will not face more severe punishment, such as a reprimand, by the full House.

Virginia Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte, who is acting chairman of the panel, announced the tentative findings at a hearing but noted the committee has not issued a final report.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; ethical; ethics; justaduplicate; maxinewaters; notbreakingnews; pelosicongress; taxdollarsatwork; waters
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1 posted on 09/21/2012 7:41:54 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

Further proof that Holder’s People are above, beyond and outside the law.


2 posted on 09/21/2012 7:43:43 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Old Sarge

The D after her name is all she needs................D’s can’t be convicted because they are never guilty, doncha know.

Life’s a bitch—and then you die.


3 posted on 09/21/2012 7:45:38 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: Justaham

“Maxine Waters will not be charged with ethics violations.”

Of course not.
She’s a Dem, she could be caught red handed with a knife and a fresh body and would never be charged unless public outcry reached beyond a fever pitch.


4 posted on 09/21/2012 7:46:25 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Justaham

Breaking News: Criminals find themselves not guilty of criminal acts.


5 posted on 09/21/2012 7:46:36 AM PDT by Third Person (I'm in my prime.)
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To: Old Sarge

I thought about the same. These people get away with everything. I bet she never even broke a sweat, knowing the fix was in.


6 posted on 09/21/2012 7:46:49 AM PDT by freebird5850 (Guilty but not prosecuted? Sounds like a liberal to me.)
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To: Justaham

Obama’s just wrapping up some loose ends before The Big Boot in January.


7 posted on 09/21/2012 7:46:57 AM PDT by moovova
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To: jazusamo; Justaham

NO SURPRISE.


8 posted on 09/21/2012 7:47:18 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Justaham

Another bunch of spineless Republicans heard from. They can only cash their checks and blab about how tough they are when they are campaigning back in their districts.

When dealing with obvious Democrat corruption, they are geldings.


9 posted on 09/21/2012 7:49:54 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Justaham

Democrats are above the law.

Ask Eric Holder and Sebellius


10 posted on 09/21/2012 7:50:36 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: onyx

No back bone in our country any more, we’ve created a generation of wusses. Just wait till this next generation truly comes into play. Pray for this country.


11 posted on 09/21/2012 7:50:36 AM PDT by DallasGOPMan
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To: Justaham

I wonder, if this committee hearing was anything like having Roland Feisler as the leading judge in the Nuremberg trials “after” WW II?


12 posted on 09/21/2012 7:50:53 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: onyx; Justaham

Nope, no surprise at all.


13 posted on 09/21/2012 7:51:28 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: DallasGOPMan

Democrats are all the same... corrupt.

Their vote on obamacare proved that.


14 posted on 09/21/2012 7:53:52 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: jazusamo

Vote them all out.


15 posted on 09/21/2012 7:54:31 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Justaham

Of course not, to find a violation would show the hypocrisy of many of the others.


16 posted on 09/21/2012 7:55:00 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Justaham

Democrats are above the law.


17 posted on 09/21/2012 7:55:42 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: txrefugee

Throw them all out.


18 posted on 09/21/2012 7:55:58 AM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Justaham

Is the O.J. Jury never going away?


19 posted on 09/21/2012 7:56:05 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Justaham

No honor among thieves?

#whodathunkit


20 posted on 09/21/2012 7:56:16 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: moovova
Obama’s just wrapping up some loose ends before The Big Boot in January.

Can you imagine what his list of Executive Pardons will look like just before he leaves office. How many Chicago thugs will be back on the street?

21 posted on 09/21/2012 7:56:47 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: Justaham
The National Socialist Democrat Workers party: Above the law
22 posted on 09/21/2012 7:59:04 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Justaham

23 posted on 09/21/2012 8:00:51 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (No representation without respiration!)
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To: Justaham

We Conservatives will do our part to vote in Republicans just because there is no other option to erase this panty skid mark of the Obama administration from our midst, but for whomever from the Party who might be reading this, you are on notice that you are the next dust ball that will be swept away. You spineless fargin bassturds!

Check in with Robert Bennett of Utah to get a feel for how it feels so it won’t be a sudden shock to your system that we surround you, not the other way around.


24 posted on 09/21/2012 8:02:12 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: moovova

Obama’s just wrapping up some loose ends before The Big Boot in January.

I like your attitude. Big Boot in November.


25 posted on 09/21/2012 8:05:29 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: freebird5850
If they had issued so much as a mild rebuke, it would have been labeled as a lynching.

Just remember, the percentage of minorities in government is far greater than in the general population...not that race matters.

26 posted on 09/21/2012 8:06:41 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: Justaham
Why am I not surprised?!

Look at me, NOT being surprised!

27 posted on 09/21/2012 8:08:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: basil

The D after her name and the high melanin content of her skin make her invulnerable to ethics charges.


28 posted on 09/21/2012 8:09:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Justaham
At a meeting Friday, House Ethics Committee members said they found no violations in their investigation of allegations she steered a $12 million federal bailout to a bank where her husband owns stock.

Clearly it was just a coincidence.

/s

29 posted on 09/21/2012 8:10:28 AM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Justaham

“Unexpected”


30 posted on 09/21/2012 8:11:07 AM PDT by CDB (Vote for regime change this November; Give Barky a life-time Hawaiian vacation.)
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To: Old Sarge

This is a ‘House committee’....the House is controlled by Republicans. Republicans have found her to be ‘honest and clean’. There is very little difference in ACTUAL politics in DC between the 2 parties.


31 posted on 09/21/2012 8:17:01 AM PDT by yadent
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To: Justaham

The rule of law does not apply to “people of color.”


32 posted on 09/21/2012 8:18:28 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Justaham
"House Ethics Committee finds no violations in Rep. Waters case..."

Of course not. Waters is as pure as wind driven slush.

33 posted on 09/21/2012 8:18:56 AM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: Justaham

34 posted on 09/21/2012 8:21:58 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: yadent
There is very little difference in ACTUAL politics in DC between the 2 parties.

Republicans vs. Democrats: Maybe A Dime's Worth Of Difference

~ Larry Elder, "The Ten Things You Can't Say In America"

35 posted on 09/21/2012 8:41:04 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: onyx
Truly barf-worthy news. Rs scared of being called racist. Same reason they let Obama and Holder operate outside of the law.
36 posted on 09/21/2012 8:41:36 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: KansasGirl

Yep, you’re right.

All weak kneed.

Worthless.


37 posted on 09/21/2012 8:50:23 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: econjack

“Can you imagine what his list of Executive Pardons will look like...”

Scares the h-e-double-hockeysticks outta me. Imagine Gitmo’s doors being thrown wide open.

And, of course, the Blind Sheik’s one-way ticket to Egypt has already been purchased.


38 posted on 09/21/2012 8:53:41 AM PDT by moovova
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To: GeronL

let’s get ethical !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkaozXsKrcs


39 posted on 09/21/2012 8:54:17 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Justaham

Its to bad unethical people’s tongues do not fall out of their head when they use words like “ethical” or “truth” or “fairness”
There would be a whole lot less prog/commie/libs in public office.


40 posted on 09/21/2012 9:09:51 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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To: Old Sarge

Black is the new Teflon—only if there is a “D” after your name, however.


41 posted on 09/21/2012 9:18:25 AM PDT by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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To: Justaham

Republicans also went along with it. Total Whitewash, each side protecting the other so they in turn can be protected.


42 posted on 09/21/2012 9:18:48 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Justaham

...If I were corrupt like her, I’d be in jail right now.

Of course I’m white, male and conservative....


43 posted on 09/21/2012 9:20:04 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Justaham
One cannot blame the People (aka Citizens) for being frustrated. The criminals walk, and those who told us they were conservative balk. Will agree it is frustrating, though let us not be discouraged. This victory to come will be sweet, but the sweetness of a full surrender by those who control us is coming, because we have united. There are more of us than there are of them. Be glad, it is not over yet. I can see the goal-line from my house. It will not be easy to bring our country back to its rightful owners (the Citizens). Everyone here knew when we enlisted for this fight, it would be long and difficult. We can win, dang it, we have to, do we not? Fight on, I can see the goal-line. I can see the next hill. We are going to win. Never ever give the enemy back the gains we have won. We owe it to ourselves. We owe it to America. We owe it to all who cried in the churches, in the wars, in the silent battle waged to keep our nation. We are now vocally displaying our disdain, and our voices shall ring throughout this land. These voices shall echo greater than the shot heard round the world in 1776. I have no doubt. We have them on the run. They fear us, and with good cause. They know they are wrong. Ronald Reagan says, Give ‘em Hades!
44 posted on 09/21/2012 10:24:00 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: Old Sarge

LOL, seen the actual value of a dime lately? Good day to ya!


45 posted on 09/21/2012 10:51:16 AM PDT by yadent
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To: Justaham

Ethics?

in CONgre$$?

How unAmerican.

They are the representatives of their constituents after all..

or so I have long been told.


46 posted on 09/21/2012 11:05:32 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Justaham

chief of staff, Mikael Moore, another scapegoat.


47 posted on 09/21/2012 11:32:59 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Justaham

In other news, 98% of the committee couldn’t find the equipment necessary to pleasure themselves. 86% couldn’t find their own belly-button.

To set the record straight, Maxine Waters was able to find both. She’s also able to recognize that she committed a crime here.


48 posted on 09/21/2012 1:18:52 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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To: Justaham

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a floater!

Float out that she might be found not guilty, see if anyone’s paying attention on the Friday news dump... Coast clear? Publish final report following Friday, and it all goes away.


49 posted on 09/21/2012 2:05:36 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Justaham
What? That's shocking, i mean it's so obvious.
50 posted on 09/21/2012 2:11:52 PM PDT by mcleodglen
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