Congressman Joe ‘you lie’ Wilson’s Travel Probe dropped

West Columbia, SC (WLTX) — The ethics probe into Rep. Joe Wilson’soverseas travel expenses is over.

The House ethics committee has dropped its investigation into spending by Wilson and five other congressmen who traveled abroad as part of official delegations.

Members of Congress are said to be allowed up to $250 per day to cover personal expenses.

One question in the probe was whether Wilson spent more than his allowance on meals during several trips to the Middle East and Pacific in 2009, but did not return the difference.

“I appreciate members of the [House] Committee on Standards for thoroughly examining the matter brought before them,” Wilson said in a statement. “There was never any doubt in my mind that this matter would be dismissed.”

Read the dull story at WLTX  Investigation of Rep. Joe Wilson’s Travel Expenses Ends

About the Author

Politisite delivers the latest Breaking Political News, Debate Coverage, Election Results, Commentary and Analysis. We provide in-depth news with special reports and interactive political coverage. Politisite was a pioneer in internet political news gathering and dissemination. Politisite came live in early 1998 and become the first internet only news source to cover local, state, and national political campaigns, debates and elections. Before there were the terms Blog, Blogger, New Media, or Crowd-sourcing, Politisite was developing what has become the standard in political news coverage, long before most political sites were even conceived. The Name ‘Politisite” simply means Political Website.

Author Archive Page

Post a Comment