Statement of the Acting Chairwoman and Acting Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics Regarding Representative Kaiali'i Kahele
Press Release from US House Ethics Committee, Oct 14, 2022
Pursuant to House Rule XI, clause 3(b)(8)(A), and Committee Rules 17A(b)(1)(A) and 17A(c)(1), the Acting Chairwoman and Acting Ranking Member of the Committee on Ethics have jointly decided to extend the matter regarding Representative Kaiali’i Kahele, which was transmitted to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics on August 30, 2022.
The Committee notes that the mere fact of a referral or an extension, and the mandatory disclosure of such an extension and the name of the subject of the matter, does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee.
The Committee will announce its course of action in this matter on or before November 28, 2022.
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