The Fall of Rangel
Rangel Inquiry Finds Evidence Beyond Dispute
Published: November 15, 2010The House ethics committee ruled on Monday that there was evidence to support 13 counts of misconduct by Representative Charles B. Rangel, and began considering whether to formally convict and recommend punishment against him.
The ruling came after a dramatic and puzzling appearance by Mr. Rangel, 80, in which he protested that he could no longer afford to pay his lawyers, and indignantly walked out of the proceedings, calling them unfair.
Rangel, in protest, walked out on his House ethics hearing on Capitol Hill on Monday. Read more HERE: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/16/nyregion/16rangel.html?scp=3&sq=crowley%20rangel&st=cse
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