Rangel Found Guilty of Ethics Violations

November 17, 2010  |  

(Wall Street Journal) — A House panel found Rep. Charles Rangel guilty of 11 ethics violations Tuesday, saying the senior Democrat’s failure to report assets and misuse of congressional privileges tarnished his reputation and that of the entire House.  The 80-year-old New York congressman wasn’t in the hearing room when the announcement was made, having walked out in protest Monday after insisting the proceedings should be delayed until he could raise funds to hire a lawyer.

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