A U.S. Senate panel says two senators and a former senator would break ethics rules by appearing on TV’s Who Wants To Be a Milliionaire, BBC News reported May 10.
Former presidential candidates Bob Dole and John McCain, both Republicans, and Democrat Daniel Inouye, a Hawaii Democrat, all were to have taped a charity edition of Millionaire last weekend pairing them with stars such as actor Ben Affleck to boost the new movie Pearl Harbor, BBC News said.
Dole is a former senator.
But even though prizes would benefit charities, the Senate Ethics Committee told the three senators, they would violate Senate rules barring them from accepting gifts of more than $2,000.
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