WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee says it will continue an investigation into U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock over allegations the Illinois Republican sought donations of more than $5,000 per donor to a super political action committee.
The committee on Wednesday also released a report on Shock’s case from the Office of Congressional Ethics.READ MORE: Chicago Police Union President Urges Aldermen To Repeal Mayor's Vaccine Mandate For City Workers, Judge Denies Request To Extend Gag Order
The ethics case focuses on an allegation Schock asked Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to contribute $25,000 from his leadership PAC to a super PAC backing Rep. Adam Kinzinger. Kinzinger was running in a House primary against Rep. Don Manzullo. Kinzinger won the March 2012 primary.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Most Locations To Remain Dry Overnight
Schock spokesman Steve Dutton says Schock hasn’t done anything wrong and says the case is “without merit.”
The committee says the investigation isn’t an indication a violation occurred.MORE NEWS: Illinois State University Student Jelani Day's Death Ruled A Drowning
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