Whitfield Responds to Ethics Complaint



          KENTUCKY U.S. CONGRESSMAN ED WHITFIELD SPOKE TODAY TO REPORTERS ABOUT AN ETHICS COMPLAINT THAT HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST HIM BY THE PERFORMANCE SHOW HORSE ASSOCIATION.

          WHITFIELD IS CURRENTLY SPONSORING LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROHIBIT SORING TACTICS ON TENNESSEE WALKING HORSES.  THIS IS A METHOD OF CAMOFLAGING IRRITANTS TO A HORSES LEGS TO GET THEM TO DO THE ‘BIG LICK’ GAIT.

          THE COMPLAINT SAYS THAT WHITFIELD TOOK ON THIS ISSUE AT THE BEHEST OF HIS WIFE, WHO DOES CONSULTING WORK FOR THE HUMANE SOCIETY.  WHITFIELD SAID THAT THIS WAS NOT TRUE, AND THAT HE HAD BEEN INVOLVED IN THIS ISSUE SINCE 2004.

          WHITIFIELD SAYS HE HAS 305 CO-SPONSORS FOR HIS LEGISLATION IN THE HOUSE AND 57 IN THE SENATE.


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Locations : Kentucky U.s.Tennessee
People : ED WHITFIELD
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