Skip to comments.Additional Bad Ethics News For Charlie Rangel
Posted on 06/25/2009 10:37:24 AM PDT by Shellybenoit
Maybe when City College of NY is done building Charlie Rangel's favorite Pork project, the $1.95 million, federal earmark funded Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service one of the first courses they could teach is "Playing Fast and Loose with Ethics 101."
This past year, has not been kind to Congressmen Charlie Rangel. In September he admitted a failure to report $75 thousand in taxes. Rangel is the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, they write the tax law. You would think that he would be extra-careful to make sure that he would follow the tax law.
A few weeks earlier he was found using four rent- controlled apartments (one for an office) which while legal, is immoral for someone of his income.
Last month, the House Ways and Means Chair found himself in a new ethics investigation, this time "pay-for-play". The allegation is that Rangel helped preserve a lucrative tax loophole for an Oil Company, and in turn the Oil Company donated a Million Dollars to the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service. Maybe it was for research on how people in Congress find way to service themselves.
Last night the Ethics Committee launched a new investigation of the NY Congressman, this one revolves around a Caribbean boondoggle:
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That guy needs to go. What a disgrace.
Nothing infuriates me more than hearing Larry Kudlow defend this crook. He thinks that because Rangel served in the military he’s above reproach.
OY I’m kvelling! This is too good to be true!
"Mr. President, it's called corruption," says Rangel."
It's racist to hold Blacks responsible for anything.
Gotta love these pols! Now they're pricing pork like they're selling the stuff at Walmart. A dollar ninety-eight, my @ss!
Charlie's building will cost $5 mil by the time they open the doors; and then lots more after that perpetually filling the building up with useless bureaucrats.
I'm not so sure that it is legal. I was always under the impression that rent controlled and stabilized apartments could only be used as primary residences.
He’s a politician, he’s a dem and most importantly—he’s a BLACK.
He’s bulletproof and he knows it.
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