Wed, 1 April 2020
Here’s a scenario: a Congressional candidate has an affair with her campaign manager. She divorces her husband. He divorces his wife. They marry. But all the while, she’s been paying his company for his political services. Legal? Probably. Ethical? Well that’s the question before the House Ethics Committee. What about the Congressional candidate who paid herself a salary for running? Same 2 questions -- Legal? Ethical? Investigative reporter Robert Faturechi of Pro Publica says the record suggests you not expect a clear answer.