Skip to comments.Rangel to step down from key post in Congress: report
Posted on 03/02/2010 11:54:32 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
New York Democrat Charles Rangel, admonished last week by an ethics panel, will give up the powerful chairmanship of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee in the House of Representatives, NBC reported on Tuesday.
Three Democratic leadership aides told Reuters they were unable to confirm or comment on the NBC report. A fourth indicated that no immediate announcements were planned.
NBC quoted a Democratic House member as saying the party did not have the votes to save Rangel, who has faces calls from Republicans and some Democrats to step down as chairman.
Representative Sander Levin of Michigan or Representative Pete Stark of California may temporarily take over as chairman, NBC said, citing congressional leadership sources.
NBC quoted unidentified sources as saying Rangel has been encouraged to step aside before the House votes on a Republican measure to strip him of his chairmanship, which may happen as early as Wednesday,
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Dems are officially in panic mode. Only way to get Obamacare through is nuclear option, and they are ready to make “cash cow the scape goat” as pre-emptive damage control come Nov.
This may turn out like Arafat’s death, it will take a long time!
“the party did not have the votes to save Rangel”
When did we start voting on ethics? Oh, never mind.....
“When did we start voting on ethics”
When it is a Republican that gets caught doing wehat the Democrats do.
One would think that eventually that the Republican Party would come to realize the contempt that the Democrats and propganda arm, the main stream media holds them in, but they never will. Thus they continue to be suckered in by Democrats.
Put the POS in prison!!
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