PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Arizona Congressman David Schweikert could soon be hit with a subpoena after refusing to cooperate with an ongoing ethics investigation into his office.

The Office of Congressional Ethics this week released a 242-page report recommending Schweikert, along with current and former staff members who also declined to speak to investigators, be subpoenaed.

[WATCH: Why subpoena Schweikert?]

The report mostly focuses on Schweikert’ s former chief of staff, Oliver Schwab, who is accused of inappropriately spending public funds.

The report also recommends that the House Ethics Committee continue to investigate the allegations against Schwab.

[VIDEO: Ethics investigation into Schweikert expands - Dec. 21, 2018)]

Schweikert said in a phone interview that many of the allegations of wrongdoing were made by a disgruntled former member of his staff.

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youngjapskey

Wake up people! It's time to replace Schweikert!

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