Grapevine: Oct. 30, 1989

NOT AGAIN. A whole month has passed without a sex scandal on Capitol Hill. Fear not. The House ethics committee is looking into complaints from Congressmen that some of their colleagues are doing more than lifting weights in the members-only House gym. Along with a basketball court, swimming pool, putting green and weight room, the gym has rooms with beds where, reportedly, Congressmen have entertained male and female guests. The gym made news in 1986 when Texas Congressman Richard Armey was evicted after members discovered he had been living in one of the rooms to avoid renting an apartment.


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