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

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

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New audio of the Ferguson shooting. Plus, Obama approves reconnaissance flights over Syria.

New audio of the Ferguson shooting. Plus, Obama approves reconnaissance flights over Syria.

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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