Skip to comments.Believe it or NOT! ANOTHER Charlie Rangel Revelation
Posted on 09/02/2009 8:14:43 PM PDT by Shellybenoit
OMG ! ANOTHER Charlie Rangel Revelation
If they ever try to set the scandals surrounding House Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel to film, it will need more sequels than the Halloween series, and will probably be just as horrific.
* In September he admitted a failure to report $75 thousand in taxes.
* He was discovered taking a tax break for people whose primary residence was in Washington DC, but if his primary residence was in DC he couldn't be congressman representing NYC. And besides, he was occupying four rent controlled controlled apartments in New York, the rule is you don't qualify for rent control unless the apartment is your primary residence. That is why he got in trouble for using one of the apartments as his office.
* In May, 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.
* The end of June saw a new scandal as the Ethics Committee launched an investigation of the NY Congressman, this one revolving around a Caribbean boondoggle.
Then there is the matter of his financial disclosure form. Lets just say it had some mistakes also:
Today's "horror" concerns the fact that Congressman Rangel gave campaign donations to three of the Democrats on the Congressional Ethics committee investigating him. It may be purely innocent, but it certainly looks dirty:
(Excerpt) Read more at yidwithlid.blogspot.com ...
Has Pelosi appointed him head of whatever committee deals with taxes?
Yep, House Ways and Means
I had one of the “back east” network channels on a little while ago. They showed a “teaser” about Charlie the Crook. He didn’t look well. The bobblehead doing the promo didn’t sound very happy. It looks like Charlie “Chump Change” Rangel may have his ass in a sling right now. Oh well. I’m “old school”. I still believe that the bad guys ALWAYS get what’s coming to them in the end.
I thought she moved him to another committee.
You’re right Chairman.
Ole Charlie got the ways and the means to rangle out some sweet deals for his cushy self. Do as I say and not as I do brand of leader is charlie....but he can always moonlight as the cartoon voice of Elmer Fudd if things go poof in the night—but I kinda doubt it.
Rangel, Frank, Dodd, and countless others have raped and pillaged this country without so much as a c ensure from their fellow lawmakers.
The media doesn’t care they have spent 5 times more on a thesis.
What is the name of the oil company referred to?
“It is truly frightening to consider how few politicians are hanged.”
— GK Chesterton
>Oh well. Im old school. I still believe that the bad guys ALWAYS get whats coming to them in the end.
They may still yet... the only question is will it be at “official” hands [the Justice dept] or at the hands of “We the People,” whom I believe to be fed up with injustice. (I know I’m tired of hearing about all the rules and laws that DON’T apply to government officials.... like Bill Richardson, Charlie Rangle, Jon Murtha....)
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