John Ensign Ethics Report: Hot Off the Press

John Ensign Ethics Report: Hot Off the Press

Adulterous Nevada Republican John Ensign resigned his U.S. Senate seat before the Senate Ethics Committee issued a report that would have led to his expulsion. The last time the U.S. Senate expelled a member: 1862.

The Ensign ethics report is out, so add it to your summer reading list. Some may think it’s not a romance novel, but Mr. Ensign’s web of deceit involved a long-term affair with His Neighbor’s Wife (an employee and spouse of an employee), which he covered up with hush money drawn from campaign funds.

Juicy detail: the evangelical Christian politician proposed to his mistress during the National Prayer Breakfast. Praise the Lord!

Best-selling author: DC’ Special Counsel Carol Elder Bruce.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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2 Responses to “John Ensign Ethics Report: Hot Off the Press”

  1. Mike Licht Says:

    Update:

    “Worst Week in Washington: John Ensign,” Chris Cillizza, Washington Post

  2. John Ensign Ethics Report: Hot Off the Press (via NotionsCapital) « Pilant's Business Ethics Blog Says:

    [...] Adulterous Nevada Republican John Ensign resigned his U.S. Senate seat before the Senate Ethics Committee issued a report that would have led to his expulsion. The last time the U.S. Senate expelled a member: 1862. The Ensign ethics report is out, so add it to your summer reading list. Some may think it's not a romance novel, but Mr. Ensign's web of deceit involved a long-term affair with His Neighbor's Wife (an employee and spouse of an employee … Read More [...]

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