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Linda Sanchez

Murky ethics rules on McCarthy's Benghazi comments

WASHINGTON _ Filing an ethics complaint against Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy over the House Benghazi committee _ an idea making the rounds among Capitol Hill Democrats _ could ease some pressure on Hillary Rodham Clinton.tmpplchld But proving McCarthy ran afoul of House rules will likely take a lot more than his Sept. 29 comments on Fox News _ including witnesses or documents that back up Democrats' repeated assertions that the 17-month Benghazi probe is little more than a GOP attempt to smear the Democratic Party's presidential front-runner.tmpplchld The legal question in such cases "goes to the heart of kind of the inseparability of political and official," said Dan...