From NBC's Ken Strickland
Senate Republican leadership is recommending an ethics committee investigation into embattled Idaho GOP Sen. Larry Craig.
Here's the statement from Republican leaders Mitch McConnell, Trent Lott, Jon Kyl, Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Ensign "on the incident involving Senator Larry Craig:"
"Late yesterday we became aware of the incident involving Senator Larry Craig and his subsequent admission of guilt in a Minnesota court. This is a serious matter. Due to the reported and disputed circumstances, and the legal resolution of this serious case, we will recommend that Senator Craig's incident be reported to the Senate Ethics Committee for its review. In the meantime, Leadership is examining other aspects of the case to determine if additional action is required."