News from the Pelosi Swamp…
A House panel found today that Democratic leader Charlie Rangel broke the rules by failing to properly disclose financial details of a trip to the Caribbean.
The New York Times reported:
A House panel has found that Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York broke Congressional rules by failing to properly disclose financial details of a trip to the Caribbean, a House official said.
Mr. Rangel, who heads the House Ways and Means committee and who has served his Harlem district for nearly four decades, has been under investigation by two house subcommittees.
The guilty finding led to quick condemnation from Republicans, who have made the powerful congressman a frequent target.
“Once promised to be the ‘most ethical Congress in history,’ the Democratic majority now has a serious ethics scandal on its hands thanks in-part to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,” said Ken Spain, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee. “For months, and even years, Nancy Pelosi has been promoting corrupt actors within her caucus ranks when she should have been punishing them.”
Remember: Democrat Maxine Waters defended Charlie Rangel in October admitting that Charlie was not the only crook:
“I want to tell you, there are many members who, if you go back over all of their records, over all of the years, you’re going to find that there were disclosures that were not made.”
Democrats voted in October to allow crook Rangel to retain his leadership position as chief of the Ways and Means Committee: 243-156.