Dems embrace culture of corruption — support Rangel in corruption scandal
Democrat, or should that be Corruptocrat, leaders, including Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Governor David Patterson and Governor wannabe Andrew Cuomo, are throwing a big fundraising birthday party for ethically challenged Charles Rangel.
The Corruptocrat Rangel bash is being thrown despite the fact that the House ethics committee, after a two-year investigation, finally revealed 13 “major” charges of ethical violations against Rangel, which the committee said it substantiated in a 41-page Statement of Alleged Violation.
Rangel now faces a formal public trial before a House ethics subcommittee for the alleged violations.
The last House trial of a member was for James A. Traficant, Democrat of Ohio, in 2002. Traficant, convicted on criminal corruption charges, expelled from Congress and served a prison term.
Rangel is charged with violating the letter and spirit of House rules by engaging in conduct that:
The charges themselves are grouped into four categories.
Will Corruptocrat, leaders throw a fundraiser for Maxine Waters next?