” In a statement to the Senate Finance Committee, (Timothy) Geithner called the tax issues “careless,” “avoidable,” and “unintentional” errors. Geithner testified that he used the software TurboTax to prepare his 2001 and 2002 returns, but that the tax errors were his own responsibility.
On January 26, 2009, the U.S. Senate confirmed Geithner’s appointment by a vote of 6034. Geithner was sworn in as Treasury Secretary by Vice President Joe Biden and witnessed by President Barack Obama”
“A House panel on Tuesday found Representative Charles B. Rangel guilty of 11 counts of ethical violations, ruling that his failure to pay some taxes, improper solicitation of charitable donations and failure to accurately report his personal income had brought dishonor on the House.”