After Ignoring Dem Corruption, Nets Fear GOP Will ‘Gut’ Ethics Panel

Kyle Drennen | January 3, 2017
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Despite routinely ignoring Democratic corruption scandals, on Tuesday, the network morning shows were aghast that House Republicans dared to make bureaucratic changes to a congressional ethics panel, accusing the GOP of attempting to “gut” the investigative office.

Leading off NBC’s Today, co-host Matt Lauer announced: “New era. The 115th Congress being sworn in today. For the first time in nine years, both houses and the White House to be controlled by Republicans. Why critics are saying their first item of business goes against President-elect Trump's pledge to drain the swamp.”

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