State Representative Eric Turner’s ethics problems have now become political problems. Turner was cleared by the House Ethics Committee, but his Democratic opponent is still trying to capitalize on this week’s events. Bob Ashley called a news conference on the Statehouse steps where he took jabs at both Eric Turner and the House Ethics committee. He didn’t spare any words. He made the case that the ethics investigation of Eric Turner was a whitewash and argued that Turner has abandoned his constituents. “I think we all knew what the outcome was going to be,” he said, “before it started.” Turner…
The vote was unanimous in a meeting that last just a few minutes.
“What went on in caucus, stays in caucus,” said Rep. Clyde Kersey (D-Terre Haute.)
“I’m talking about something that can hover right over your back yard,” said Sen. Tomes.