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House Republicans pull plan to gut independent ethics committee after Trump tweets

House Republicans pull plan to gut independent ethics committee after Trump tweets

CNN - By Deirdre Walsh, Manu Raju and Stephen Collinson, CNN

Washington (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump dramatically strong-armed House Republicans into line Tuesday in his first Washington power play, after they voted to gut an ethics watchdog in a manner that undercut his vow to drain the establishment "swamp." Trump made clear his anger at the move on …

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