Under Investigation, Rep. Don Young Pays $60,000 in Legal Fees

The Congressman Don Young Legal Expense Trust reported it paid $60,000 on March 21 to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP for legal fees during the first quarter of 2013. The filing was made public this week.

In March, the House Ethics Committee formed an investigative subcommittee to probe whether Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, misused campaign accounts and made false statements. See Roll Call article.