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Dem Congressman Hit With Ethics Complaint For Allegedly Hiding Gift From Foreign Regime Known For Bribery

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LUKE ROSIAK INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER/DC
  • Two Democratic congressmen took an all-expenses trip paid for by the government of Qatar but failed to report it on mandatory ethics disclosures.
  • Qatar has a reputation for bribery and has interests before key committees the congressmen chair.
  • Rep. Donald Norcross is now facing an ethics complaint, while Rep. Jim Himes has refused to address the incident.
  • The ethics disclosures are designed to prevent foreign meddling and conflicts of interest.

A Democratic congressman is facing an ethics complaint charging that he illegally hid an all-expenses paid trip paid for by a foreign country with interests before his committee.

Rep. Donald Norcross of New Jersey took a trip funded by the government of Qatar, an oil-rich monarchy in the Middle East, in December 2018 but did not report it on annual ethics disclosures required by law of all congressmen, which are designed to prevent conflicts of interest and foreign meddling, the complaint says.

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