When the Rules Matter After All

Aug 23, 2018
In The News

“I think there’s an appetite in the public for real reform,” says Representative John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Maryland who heads the House’s Democracy Reform Task Force. “We intend to make it the first order of business legislatively if Democrats get the gavel back in the House, or Senate, or both.”Democrats have long recognized that they must go beyond criticizing the Trump administration’s ethics abuses, says Sarbanes, and push concrete proposals to restore accountability.