Meanwhile, in Missouri, the MO House Ethics Committee wrote a report wherein they determined that Democrat State Rep. Wiley Price obstructed their investigation into sexual harassment allegations and threatened a legislative assistant who was a witness in the investigation.

Representative Price refused to resign and a vote for his removal was held.

Unfortunately, it was Democrats who failed to hold one of their own accountable for ethics violations. Not one Democrat voted for his removal (that I saw).

Wiley was censured but retains his seat.

Missouri is a one-party state.

And it needs to be said that the amendment to remove Representative Price was put forward by a Republican Party that refuses to hold its own members accountable for things like--participating in last week's terrorist attack.

That's why it is crucial that Democrats hold all people--including themselves--accountable.

Any legislator obstructing investigations + threatening subordinates is not a public servant. He should resign.

Shame on the House Democrats who prioritized party over principles.


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