Troy Nehls under House ethics investigation for alleged misuse of campaign funds

The Office of Congressional Ethics voted unanimously to continue an investigation into Rep. Troy Nehls (R-TX) after finding “probable cause” that the Texas Republican may have converted his campaign funds for personal use and failed to disclose required information in annual finance reports.

The OCE released the findings of its ethics investigation on Friday, detailing accusations that Nehls had failed to disclose information in his annual House financial statements in violation of House rules, standards of conduct, and federal law. The report comes after the House Ethics Committee agreed to open an investigation into whether campaign committee payments were made for campaign purposes.

“Rep. Nehls’s campaign committee, Nehls for Congress, reported campaign disbursements that may not be legitimate and verifiable campaign expenditures attributable to bona fide campaign or
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