For an administration that has habitually ignored ethics and transparency rules, this shutdown provides an opportunity to further erode key norms.
If Democrats make gains this fall and want to lead on government ethics, they must also meet the high ethical standards they set for the executive branch.
Just because members of Congress are not running for reelection doesn’t mean they aren’t continuing to spend campaign cash.
Among other inappropriate charges, Hunter has two “Food & Beverages” campaign purchases at Temecula’s “Smoker Land 2” for a total of $227.
The FEC flagged payments from Hunter's campaign in 2015 totaling $1,300 to a video game company and $1,650 to a private school.