The Committee of Ethics is currently reviewing allegations against Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), stating he may be in violation of House of Representatives rules and federal law.
In December, the committee received a referral from the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) regarding Mullin.
According to a report, Mullin hosted a weekly talk show and appeared in radio, TV and Internet commercials for Mullin Plumbing, Inc. and affiliated companies, while serving as a member of Congress. He also served on the board for the company.
It is also believed that Mullin received more than $600,000 in income from the companies last year.
Mullin could be in violation of House rules and federal law if he received more than $26,955 of outside income in 2013, was personally involved in endorsing any services to outside employment, or served as a member of a board for compensation.
The OCE’s report states the board has “substantial reason to believe” that Mullin is in violation of rules of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Committee of Ethics said in a release Monday that it would review the matter.
No further details were released regarding Mullin and the review.