WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has filed a lawsuit to overturn his censure.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted in 2010 to censure the Harlem congressman for financial wrongdoing.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
The House found the congressman had failed to pay taxes on a vacation villa, filed misleading financial disclosure forms and improperly solicited donations for a college center from corporations with business before his committee.
Rangel, 82, said the censure should be vacated because members of the House Ethics Committee withheld evidence of misconduct in conducting their probe against him.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
Rangel has served in Congress since 1983.
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