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New Jersey’s Favored Son in Hot Water

Budget Tracker Extra, Episode 18

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 30: Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., leaves the House Republican Conference meeting in the Capitol on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen could face an ethics investigation after he created problems on the job for a liberal activist, says CQ budget and appropriations reporter Ryan McCrimmon, who adds that the once unbeatable lawmaker and Appropriations Committee chairman suddenly has competition in 2018.

 

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