Hoyer Admits He Knew of Allegation Against Massa

March 4, 2010

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says he received a report last month of allegations of misconduct against a New York congressman who has announced he will not seek a second term.
A statement from Hoyer’s office late Wednesday says he was told the week of Feb. 8 about the allegations by a staff member in Rep. Eric Massa’s office. Hoyer directed Massa to report the allegations to the House Ethics Committee within 48 hours. Hoyer says he received confirmation within 48 hours that the Ethics Committee had received the report and would review the allegations.

Read more: (Andrew Miga, “Hoyer Says He Knew of Allegation Against Dem,” Associated Press, 03/04/10)