House ethics probe
Rangel’s fall from grace came in the very space he built a legacy, in the halls of Congress, where colleagues called him out for corruption.
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.
Rangel, who has been without a defense team for weeks, can waive the hearing and ask the committee to deliberate his punishment.
Even though he just won re-election to a 21st term, Rep. Charles Rangel’s conviction was not only a blow to his career, but another setback for Democrats who lost control of the House in the midterm elections.
When Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his own ethics trial on Monday some people thought he was crazy. But it may turn out that he was crazy like a fox…
Congressman Charlie Rangel’s house ethics trial will begin on Monday, but the Harlem representative might have more trouble brewing.