Ethics Committee Interviewing Dem Leadership Staff

March 17, 2010

Investigators from the House ethics committee have begun interviewing top Democratic aides over their handling of allegations that former Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) sexually harassed several male staffers.

The interviews began earlier this week, a spokeswoman for Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) confirmed on Wednesday.

A Democratic source said ‘several’ Hoyer aides had been interviewed at this point, although exactly who has met with the committee has not been revealed.

Read more: (John Bresnahan and Jonathan Allen, “Panel Interviews Dem Aides on Massa,” Politico, 3/17/10)