Skip to comments.Building Pressure On Charlie Rangel to Resign Chairmanship
Posted on 09/04/2009 10:32:41 AM PDT by Shellybenoit
Remember that promise made by Nancy Pelosi? "This will be the most ethical congress ever." There are many examples of how that was an empty promise, the latest of which is her support of Charlie Rangel.
Despite all the evidence that Rangel should be taking a "perp walk" rather than the position of Chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. Pelosi says she is waiting for the House Ethics Committee to complete its wide-ranging investigation before she makes a decision about Rangel.
Others are Not waiting. Today the left wing newspaper, The Washington Post repeated its call for Rangel to get out:
Much is expected of elected officials. Much more is expected and demanded of those entrusted with chairmanships and the power that comes with them, especially when it involves the nation's purse strings. From all that we've seen thus far, Mr. Rangel has violated that trust continually and seemingly without care.
Word is that Republicans are planning to force votes in Congress that will make vulnerable Democrats facing tight races to side with or against Rangel.Votes for will make good campaign fodder in 2010.
Today in a major move, the House Minority Leader, released a letter to the public calling on Rangel to resign:
(Excerpt) Read more at yidwithlid.blogspot.com ...
I got to tell you, If he was a republican he would already be.... Oh never mind, what was I thinking.
He should be prosecuted and frog-marched out of the House of Representatives.
he’d be in jail..years ago. Period.
His voice sounds like the dangerous stranger mommy warned me about
Resign his chairmanship? WHAT? He needs to be perp marched to the Federal lockup...
This criminal elitist gasbag has been looking down his nose at real people for his entire career. Now, after getting caught with his own hand in the cookie jar, folks think he needs to just resign his chairmanship? BULL PUCKEY!
It’s time to take back the country. Let’s start with the regal Congress.
Jason Mattera interviews Charlie Rangel
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