Report: Rob Andrews' Spending Under Investigation
A House ethics panel is investigating whether the congressman from South Jersey improperly used campaign funds for personal business.
Longtime U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews is under investigation by a House ethics panel for his use of campaign funds, the Huffington Post reports.
Andrews, a Democrat, reportedly spent $97,000 on at least 18 trips to California from 2007 to 2011. Some of the trips coincided with his daughter Josie's recording sessions in California.
Josie Andrews is an aspiring singer and actress.
Rob Andrews, a Haddon Heights resident, was first elected to Congress in 1990. He represents New Jersey's 1st Congressional District, which comprises parts of Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties.
Andrews said in a statement that the ethics committee will clear him of accusations that he called "politically motivated" and "totally and categorically false," according to the Huffington Post.