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Exclusive: FBI probed GOP trip with drinking, nudity in Israel

posted on August 21, 2012

The FBI launched an investigation into an incident last summer when GOP politicians went for a late night swim in the Sea of Galilee that included “one nude member of Congress,” Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan report for POLITICO. The FBI’s “interviews do not appear to have resulted in any formal allegations of wrongdoing.” However, “Majority Leader Eric Cantor … was so upset about the antics that he rebuked the 30 lawmakers the morning after the Aug. 18, 2011, incident, saying they were distracting from the mission of the trip,” Sherman and Bresnahan write.

Read at Politico