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Ethics Challenged Maxine Waters Now Top Democrat on Banking Committee

Joe1933 Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 10:16 PM
Fantastic the fox is now in the hen house. You can bet there will be more ethics problems in the future.

Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters has been placed into the position of Ranking Member on the House Financial Services Committee. This is the same committeee that deals with banking matters and more specifically, banking regulation. The problem? Waters was only cleared (which doesn't mean innocent in Washington) of ethics charges in September over allegations she abused bank bailout funds to benefit a bank run by her husband in California. A refresher:

Last summer [2010], the House Ethics Committee charged the entrenched California congresswoman with three violations related to her wheeling and dealing on behalf of minority-owned OneUnited...

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