Representative Bob Goodlatte (center), a Republican from Virginia and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, in the House Chamber on Tuesday. House Republicans dropped their bid to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics after President-elect Donald Trump blasted the move as counter to his call to "drain the swamp" of corruption in Washington.
Representative Bob Goodlatte (center), a Republican from Virginia and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, in the House Chamber on Tuesday. House Republicans dropped their bid to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics after President-elect Donald Trump blasted the move as counter to his call to "drain the swamp" of corruption in Washington. Andrew Harrer Bloomberg
Representative Bob Goodlatte (center), a Republican from Virginia and chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, in the House Chamber on Tuesday. House Republicans dropped their bid to weaken the independent Office of Congressional Ethics after President-elect Donald Trump blasted the move as counter to his call to "drain the swamp" of corruption in Washington. Andrew Harrer Bloomberg

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