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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

Dutch frustration with Russia grows increasingly personal. Plus the latest on the Mideast conflict.

July 1st, 2014
05:25 PM ET

Roundtable: Congress moves toward less disclosure on junkets

(CNN) – The House Ethics Committee just decided, in a closed door meeting, no less, that they're going to make it just a little bit harder for the public to follow the money on the privately-funded, all-expenses-paid trips lawmakers get to take all over the world.

Congress has a 16% approval rating going into the midterms, according to a June Gallup Survey. With stories like this out there, is it any wonder why?

Republican strategist John Feehery, and Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons discuss.

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