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Skip to comments.Ethics Chief Counsel Recommends Censure for Rangel
Posted on 11/18/2010 10:21:59 AM PST by Mozilla
The House ethics committee's chief counsel has recommended that Rep. Charles Rangel be censured in connection with a finding that he engaged in improper financial and fundraising conduct.
Chief counsel Blake Chisman called for this punishment despite the New York Democrat's plea to his colleagues for "a drop of fairness and mercy."
If Chisam's recommendation is carried out, this would be the most serious punishment, short of expulsion, which is highly unlikely. Chisam and Rangel argued their positions Thursday in a public hearing on sanctions held by the ethics committee.
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This Bozo should be expelled period and brought up on criminal charges.
Does that mean he loses his prime parking space, or do they just yell, “Censure!” at him for about a minute.
You or me would be facing federal penitentiary for “irregularities” in our tax reporting.
But, hey, we’re just little people, not big shots like Charles Rangel.
REVOKE HIS PENSION!!!!!!!!!
Too late for firing squad?
So, he has to give up his Starbucks gratis card?
You or I do any of this stuff we’d be in prison.
Somebody tell me this is so serious. He keeps his job. Is he fined? Exactly what are the consequences of cnsure to Charlie?
Next time he enters the chanmber, they play “Bad boy, Bad boy...
Censure? OMG, they can’t be series.
I think Ms Bobbit had the right idea for proper censure in such circumstances . . . for starters.
It would only be fair that he goes out the same way
Charlie didn't want to testify at a hearing because many of these charges are crimes and the testimony could come back and bite him in the arse
They haven’t been series for 100+ years . . .
They just be doin the globalist shuck and jive 2 step.
Wow, that must have hurt. /s
Pelosi is still running things.
Great job of cleaning up The Congress, or at least the House.
How long has this been going on?
How about when she wanted to put Alcee Hastings, a former Federal
judge removed by Congress for taking payoffs, in charge of the
House Intelligence (yes, an oxymoron when paired w/
Probably had some thing to do with the freak show of William Jefferson, (D) LA, too.
For me the ONLY appropriate punishment is expulsion from the House.
Censure means absolutely nothing.