Call for Censure for Rangel
November 18, 2010, 12:03 pm
By ANDY NEWMAN
The House ethics committee is to determine the punishment for Representative Charles B. Rangel’s ethics violations at a hearing that began at noon.
The committee’s counsel, R. Blake Chisam, who acted as prosecutor in the case, recommended that Mr. Rangel be censured, a stronger punishment than a reprimand but well short of expulsion. Mr. Rangel responded with a rambling statement. More HERE: http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/live-blogging-rangels-punishment/?hp
Rep. Charles Rangel on Monday. © Stephen Crowley/The New York Times