GOP-Controlled Arizona House Expels Republican Rep. Liz Harris for Ethics Rule Violation

The GOP-controlled Arizona House of Representatives expelled freshman Republican lawmaker Rep. Liz Harris in a bipartisan vote on Wednesday.
Harris was expelled by a majority of her fellow Republicans and all Democrats for disorderly behavior after inviting a speaker to a committee hearing who made unsubstantiated allegations of drug cartel bribery and election rigging against a number of elected officials, judges, and others.
The House 46–13 vote included 18 out of 31 Republicans and all 28 Democrats.
According to an ethics committee report, Harris was aware that the person she invited to the legislative hearing in February would make accusations of criminal activity against her colleagues. The report also stated that she tried to conceal this information from House leaders beforehand and provided misleading information during the committee’s investigation into her actions….

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