“There has been no violation of due process rights to which you are entitled,” a statement from Goodlatte and Yarmuth said.
Martin billed the committee $300,000 under the terms of his initial contract, which expired Jan. 2. Last December, the House Administration Committee approved a contract that allowed Martin to bill as much as $500,000 for work through July 31, though it is not yet known what portion of the authorized amount was billed.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.