LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The John Ensign Cynthia Hampton affair took a dramatic turn today when the Senate Ethics Committee announced its ruling to news. Months after the John Ensign Cynthia Hampton affair surfaced, weeks after Ensign resigned, the Senate was trying to determine if John Ensign violated campaign finance rules. Today they ruled he did.
The committed found that there is “substantial and credible evidence” to refer the matter to the Justice Department. Committee Chairman Sen. Barbara Boxer announced the news midday today. After 20 months, the committee found that he “engaged in potential obstruction of justice” and committed possible wrongdoing with he Federal Election Commission.
Ensign disagreed, issued a news statement through his attorney Rob Walker today. “Senator Ensign has admitted and apologized for his conduct and imposed on himself the highest sanction of resignation.” The news statement adds “But this is not the same as agreeing that he did or intended to violate any laws or rules, and this submission demonstrates that there is a lot more to the issues than the Committee’s report indicates.”