House Ethics Committee To Investigate Trey Radel

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December 16, 2013 12:18 p.m.

The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it has formed a subcommittee to investigate Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) after he was charged with cocaine possession.

The investigative subcommittee will determine whether Radel violated the law or code of conduct as a lawmaker, according to an Ethics Committee statement.

Radel has not stepped down from office, but instead took a leave of absence and checked into a rehabilitation facility.

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