Schiff Hit With Ethics Complaint 1 Day After Announcing Senate Run

  • The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, an ethics watchdog group, asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff for using footage from the Senate floor in an ad announcing his campaign for the U.S. Senate.
  • FACT sent a complaint to the OCE’s chief counsel asking for an immediate probe into whether Schiff “abused official resources for political purposes.”
  • “This is a clear violation of House ethics rules and federal law,” said Kendra Arnold, executive director of FACT. “Rep. Schiff has been in Congress for over two decades and undoubtedly knows that official government resources cannot be used for political purposes.