Trahan cleared of wrongdoing in ethics probe

The Gloucester Daily Times

Trahan also faces an FEC complaint filed by the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington, D.C. watchdog, questioning the source of her campaign funds. Adav Noti, the center's senior director and chief of staff, called the ethics committee's conclusions "surprising and disappointing.” "There was quite a bit of evidence that the congresswoman filed false reports to intentionally hide where she got this this very large amount of money," he said. She only changed those reports when she got caught, and the committee should have penalized her for that so that other member of Congress don't do the same thing."

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