Trump criticizes congressional move weakening ethics watchdog panel

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized a congressional move to weaken a nonpartisan ethics watchdog, giving lawmakers greater control over an independent body charged with investigating their behavior.

"With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics Watchdog, as unfair as it," Trump said in a Twitter post.

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(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)