Archive of House Ethics Investigation -- House Leadership
This is an archive of the House Ethics Investigation into the House Leadership, starting Sept 2006.
Ref Analysis of Foley Ethics Investigation Report
Success Criteria For House Investigation
White House, Senate, and House Leadership
Ref White House and DoJ Implicated. [Explanation: Explanation Here ]
Useful Links and Documents
Ref Ethics Oath
Ref Memoranda: Letter of Instruction
Ref Ethics Rules of Procedure
Ref Sample Investigation
Public Notices and Documents
Public Oversight of Congress
Ref Performance Audit of House Leadership: Do they have a clue what a checklist is, or how to ensure day to day legislative operations protect the Constitution?
Ref Contrasting European and American Approaches To Goveranance
Ref Conducting Independent Oversight of Congress
Ref Public Oversight: Creating Useful Standards to Oversee Congress
Ref Public "Pre-Emptive Oversight" Applied to House Leadership Malfeasance
Ref State Options: Prosecuting Federal Officials For Failing to Guarantee State Right to Constitutional System
Ref State Options: Consequences on Federal Government For Failing To End Illegal Activity, Exercise Oversight
Ref State Options: Lawful Retaliation Against Defiant House Leadership
Ref House Leadership Malfeasance Relate to Other Criminal Matters
Ref War Crimes Prosecutors Exploring How House Leaders Managed Evidence or Conducted Investigations.
Problems With Investigation
Ref Excuses not to look at patterns of conduct related to war crimes; excuseds to ignore evidence and not conduct a broad review of all patterns of conduct which may or may not fall outside the statute of limigations.
Ref Inadequate House Rules
Ref Inadequate Disclosures To Public
Ref Inadequate Information Flows To War Crimes Prosecutors
Ref Signs House Leadership Not Up To Task
Ref Thin House Committee Legal Experience
Ref Poor Direct Contact With Witnesses
Alleged Unconstitutional Activity
Alleged Attorney Misconduct
Ref Smith Jones: Alleged violations of Landham Act.
Ref AG Gonzalez smokescreen, failure to act.
Ref DoJ Staff Denied Absolute Immunity
Alleged Criminal Charges
Ref Perjury: Hastert
Ref Bribery To Silence House Leadership
5 USC 3331 oath of office: Failure to enforce law, protect Constitution, prevent violations of Geneva.
Ref Title 28: Attorney General Failed to Provide Memoranda To Congress, indicating decision not to enforce Geneva, or other alleged Member of Congress Misconduct.
Ref Title 50: President failed to provide notification to Congress on plan to violate US Code; Members of Congress failed to review FISA violations, or enforce Geneva.
Ref Obstruction of Justice: White House and DoJ AG illegally thwart DoJ OPR review.
Ref Obstruction of Justice: FBI, SAC, ASAC
Ref War Crimes: Members of Congress [ Indictment Archive ]
Broad Oversight Issues: Geneva, FISA, 9-11, Iraq WMD
Ref War Crimes Prosecutors Have An Interest in the House Leadership pattern of Conduct: Failures to Investigate and Do What Should [Geneva]
Ref House Leadership Gives Same Excuses as At Nuremburg -- Failing to Do What One Should Do
Ref: Geneva: US Government officials knew of illegal conduct, but failed to take action.
Ref Congress Fails to Credibly Apply Concerns to Geneva
Ref: House Investigation as Doorway To Other Alleged Criminal Conduct by Members of Congress
Ref: Lesson of 9-11 and NSA -- Two standards on whether American leadership will or will not respond to information.
Ref: Language In Editorial Should Have Been Applied Broadly to Geneva, FISA, 9-11, War Crimes, Rendition, and other alleged illegal activity by Members of Congress
Ref Problem of Narrow Outrage, Without Broader Concern for Geneva, FISA Oversight Problems
Ref Overlap of evidence: Links to the NARUS, FISA, and Geneva issues