Omar Ashmawy, OCE chief, accused of Assaulting Women and Abusing Position

US Capitol Hill Ethics chief, Omar Ashmawy, accused of Physically and Verbally Assaulting Women and Abusing Position in Civil Suit A key official involved in House investigations faces a federal lawsuit alleging misconduct. Our ongoing series into congressional ethics violations reaches new heights with this week’s feature on Omar Seifeldin Ashmawy, 40, the staff director and chief counsel of the Office of Congressional Ethics.  Mr. Ashmawy was born and raised in New Jersey to immigrant parents from Egypt (father) and Italy (mother). His mother was Catholic, but he was reared in his father’s faith tradition and grew up as a practicing Muslim. Omar Ashmawy attended George...

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