Debate on Recommendation to Censure Rep.Frank

In this excerpt, the House debates the Ethics Committee recommendation that Rep. Barney Frank be reprimanded by the full… read more

In this excerpt, the House debates the Ethics Committee recommendation that Rep. Barney Frank be reprimanded by the full House. Rep. Frank was charged with unethical conduct with a male prostitute, Stephen Gobie. These charges included fixing thirty-three parking tickets and writing a memo that was forwarded on official House stationary to Virginia law enforcement officials regarding Mr. Gobie. The House defeated a motion by Rep. Dannemeyer to expel Rep. Frank. The House then defeated a motion by Rep. Gingrich to recommit with instructions to report with a motion to censure. Finally, the House adopted the Ethics Committee report reprimanding Rep. Frank. close

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Debate on Recommendation to Censure Rep.Frank

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Program ID:
13295-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 26, 1990
Last Aired:
Jul 29, 1990

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  • Jul 26, 1990 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 27, 1990 | 1:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 1990 | 9:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 1990 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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