NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Congressman Charlie Rangel’s ethics trial in Congress was reportedly in doubt Wednesday because the Harlem democrat has no lawyers.
The Washington Post reports Rangel’s legal team has left the case and Rangel could decide to represent himself.READ MORE: Puerto Rican Day Parade Goes Virtual For 2nd Straight Year
With the trial date just three weeks away, the paper notes it’s going to be tough for Rangel to find lawyers who can get up to speed with the details in time.READ MORE: Police Searching For Driver After Man Seriously Hurt In Queens Hit-And-Run
Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
He’s also up for re-election next week.