House Speaker Ethics Investigation

Members of the House Ethics Investigative Subcommittee which has been investigating allegations that Speaker Gingrich improperly used funds… read more

Members of the House Ethics Investigative Subcommittee which has been investigating allegations that Speaker Gingrich improperly used funds from a tax-exempt college course for political purposes and that he misled the committee in his initial testimony released a 22-page statement of alleged violations. They also released a letter in response by Speaker Gingrich in which he assumed responsibility for the violation, although he claimed it was an error oversight, not intent. They refused to comment on any censure of the Speaker due to House rules. close

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Program ID:
77471-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 21, 1996 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 1996 | 7:03am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Dec 21, 1996 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 1996 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 22, 1996 | 7:03am EST | C-SPAN 1