Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., left, and Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla.
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The Home ethics committee on Thursday revealed separate probes into two congressmen over doable violations of Home guidelines.
Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings from Florida is beneath investigation by the committee for his relationship with a subordinate staffer, the committee mentioned Thursday.
The Home additionally introduced on Thursday that the Justice Division is investigating Republican Rep. Ross Spano, additionally of Florida, for allegations of marketing campaign finance violations.
Hastings admitted to having a romantic relationship with a employees member to the Palm Beach Post in April, saying that they have been collectively for 25 years. Their relationship has been questioned before, however the Home solely final yr adopted a rule stopping members of Congress from having a sexual relationship with a member of their employees.
The committee on ethics opened the investigation on Could 14 and introduced its…