Posts Tagged ‘Charles Rangel’


February 26, 2010

“Mr. DeLay has proven himself to be ethically unfit to lead the party,” Pelosi said at a news conference the following day. “The burden falls upon his fellow House Republicans. Republicans must answer: Do they want an ethically unfit person to be their majority leader or do they want to remove the ethical cloud that hangs over the Capitol?”

 2004, Nancy Pelosi talking about Tom Delay. I wonder if she is willing to say the same thing to one of her own?  It’s time to remove that “ethical cloud” a.k.a., Charlie Rangel.

Democrat Charles Rangel,  has been reprimanded for taking a couple of corporate-funded trips to the Caribbean.  The House ethics panel concluded this week that the veteran lawmaker, who chairs the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, violated the chamber’s gift rules in taking the trips.