CREW: DOJ Integrity Unit “Punted” On Ensign Complaint | Talking Points Memo

The Justice Department has responded to a formal complaint filed by a good-government group over the John Ensign matter by saying in a letter that the complaint should be filed with the FBI, rather than the department’s public integrity unit, reports the Las Vegas Sun. And the good government group — Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) — has itself responded to DOJ’s bureaucratic fastidiousness with what we can only describe as a sassy retort that rubs salt in some recent DOJ wounds.

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