Trey Gowdy Steps Down From House Ethics Committee, Citing ‘Workload’

Rep. Trey Gowdy stepped down from the House Ethics Committee this week after five years of serving on the panel.

Trey Gowdy walks into a news conference with fellow committee Republicans after the release of the Committees Benghazi report on Capitol Hill June 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The South Carolina Republican tendered his resignation in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday.

The details of his resignation were published in the

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