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: Gov. Hochul: Nearly 200 People To Be Released From Rikers Under 'Less Is More Act'
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: Gabby Petito Search: Timeline Of Road Trip With Brian Laundrie, Notable Dates And Events
Rangel faces 13 ethics violations and could be expelled.MORE NEWS: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
He’s also up for re-election next week.