Nancy Pelosi and her friend and colleague Democrat Charles Rangel. (Politico)
House GOP Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said Sunday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was breaking the promise to have the most ethical Congress “every day.”
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“Nancy Pelosi said in the very beginning this is going to be the most open, honest and ethical Congress in history,” Cantor said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday morning, “and what we’re seeing, she’s breaking that promise every day.”
Just two days earlier, Pelosi confirmed at a press conference that, even in the wake of the ethics admonishment of Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), she believes that she is running the most ethical Congress in history…
Cantor reiterated his calls for Rangel to step down from his Ways and Means chairmanship…
…Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) intends to introduce a privileged resolution next week calling for a vote on removing Charles Rangel as head of the Ways and Means panel.