Skip to comments.Kane, sting unlikely to be investigated by independent counsel
Posted on 03/28/2014 8:05:36 AM PDT by Phillyred
The state House may probe potential ethics violations by some of its own members, but its unlikely an independent investigator will be appointed to examine the case.
The crazy week in Harrisburg began with allegations Attorney General Kathleen Kane shut down a sting operation targeting Philadelphia political officials including, allegedly, four members of the House Democratic caucus. Good-government groups, in turn, called for an independent investigation into the sting operation, Kanes claims it was botched by the previous attorney general and alleged bribes to some lawmakers.
In such a tangle of political and ethical issues, legitimate questions arise about who if anyone is best positioned to unravel it all. That was written under the assumption that they are going be looking into it, said Steve Miskin, spokesman for House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny.
But the House commission would review only violations of ethics rules and codes of conduct that apply to lawmakers, Miskin said, and would not be able to examine potential criminal offenses...
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Laws only apply if you aren’t a democrat... same as it ever was.
Corbett needs to stomp on this witch with both feet...
Kane? Sting? I thought this was gonna be a rasslin’ thread...
You are so correct, laws only apply to the “little people”.
They treat us as less than serfs, pray.
Why do you think the democrats are so ape shit against Corbett?? He actually successfully prosecuted numberous corrupt democrats... Destroying him by any means possible is their mission this election.
Pennsylvania - The East Coast Chicago!
Actually if us patriotic Americans in Pa could somehow talk New Jersey into annexing Philadelphia and it’s surrounds - Pa would be a red state. Would like to give away Pittsburgh/Allegheny County too but I have to go there if I want to see the Penguins-Pirates-Steelers.