Thursday, October 8, 2009
Kanjorski Didn't Know He Was "Rangled" At Fundraiser
Last year during his courtship of Democrats in his bid to save his career he attended a fundraiser for Charlie Rangel. You may recall Rangel is involved in failure to report income and other misdeeds credited to him. He was also known for trying to get a $4 trillion dollar tax increase. Kanjorski accepted a contribution from Rangel and, according to the video, refused to return it.
The House Ethics Committee voted to expand their investigation into Rangel's financial transactions.
The House Ethics Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to expand its probe of Rep. Charlie Rangel, D.-N.Y., chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee who is at the center of an investigation into a long and stinging list of alleged wrongdoing.
The committee said Thursday that it has reviewed more than 12,000 pages in documents, conducted 34 interviews and held 30 hearings into Rangel's alleged misdeeds, which include failure to pay taxes and disclose income -- as much as $1.3 million -- he earned from multiple properties. But the committee did not specify how the investigation would change.
Paul, why did you accept his donation? Was it a "Specter Bustamove"(meaning a desparate move to save a career or go bust)?