House ethics watchdogs mum on complaint against AOC for accepting ticket to swanky Met Gala

The American Accountability Foundation is requesting an ethics investigation into whether New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accepted an “impermissible gift” by attending the Met Gala in New York City.According to media reports, individual tickets cost about $30,000-$35,000.
New York Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney also attended the star-studded event over the weekend.
The AAF, a conservative organization, formally filed the complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics.
“Specifically, we believe Representative Ocasio-Cortez has violated clause 5 of Rule XXV of the Rules of the House of Representatives (commonly known as the Gift Rule) by accepting admission to the Met Gala, an event whose per seat costs is reported to range from $35,000 to $50,000, without having a permissible exemption to allow the acceptance of the lavish gift,” …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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