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Judicial Watch Files Senate Ethics Complaint Against Sen. Cory Booker for Purposely Violating Rules in Releasing Confidential Documents
Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188
 
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch announced today that it hand-delivered a letter to the chairman and co-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Sen Cory Booker's (D-NJ) admitted violation of Senate rules by releasing confidential records through his social media accounts. Senator Booker faces expulsion from the Senate for his violation of the rules.

Sen. Booker admitted to violating Senate rules when he issued a tweet on Friday, September 7 saying:
 
    Weds—I broke committee rules by reading from "committee confidential" docs.

Sen. Booker then posted the following entry on his Facebook account on Saturday, September 9:

    And the classification of many documents as "Committee Confidential" is a sham... I willfully violate these sham rules. I fully accept any consequences that might arise from my actions including expulsion.

Additionally, Sen. Booker uploaded Committee Confidential records to a publicly accessible Dropbox account with...

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