Boehner Statement on Mollohan Resignation from the Ethics Committee |
 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued following statement today on the decision by Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) to step down as ranking member of the House Ethics Commitee:
    “Congressman Mollohan and the Democrats have repeatedly used the Ethics Committee to play politics while blocking the committee from functioning. In light of the troubling accusations regarding his own conduct, Mr. Mollohan’s reluctant decision to finally step down from the committee is important for the integrity of the ethics process.”