Democrat Leader Receives Dishonorable Distinction

A nonpartisan ethics watchdog has named Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) as one of its top five ethics violators of the year.

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) named Schultz as its second-worst violator of 2017 for her continued employment of Imran Awan, a House IT aide, after he was accused of stealing computers and data systems in February.

Schultz finally fired Awan on July 25 when he was arrested at Dulles International Airport on bank fraud charges while trying to flee to Pakistan. Awan was indicted in August.

FACT called for an ethics investigation into Schultz in July.

Read more at the Washington Free Beacon.