The events leading to this week’s surprise announcement that Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock would resign read like the plot of a TV show. From stories about his ‘Downton Abbey’-esque office decor, to widely Instagrammed photos of his travels and questions about his vehicle expenses, Shock’s behavior in office led to a wave of legal and ethical questions for the promising young GOP star. We consider the implications the scrutiny of his spending — and its results — might have for other members of Congress.

Guests

  • Hannah Hess Staff Writer, Roll Call

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour – October 20, 2017

Friday, Oct 20 2017Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.