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Swamp cleaning: Rangel found guilty of 11 out of 13 charges

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By Michelle Malkin  •  November 16, 2010 12:10 PM


Photo via NYPost

Wake up, Charlie.

Just in: “Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel did break the rules and was convicted this morning of 11 of the 13 ethics violations leveled against him by a House panel. The decision came a day after the 80-year-old lawmaker and former chairman of the Ways and Means Committee walked out of the proceedings to protest his lack of a lawyer.”

Devil is in the punishment details, of course.

Full House ethics committee will determine consequences. I know. Don’t hold your breath.

More via CSPAN:

The matter now moves to the full Ethics Committee which would then hold a public sanctions hearing to determine the appropriate punishment for Rep. Rangel. If a violation is found, the Ethics Committee would vote on disciplinary measures and send a final report to the full House to take action.

And details via WSJ:

On Tuesday, the panel of eight lawmakers announced they had concluded his actions were violations of ethics rules regarding the use of congressional staff and stationery, as well as requirements to accurately report his assets and improperly using a rent-stabilized residential apartment as a campaign office.

…The panel deadlocked 4-4 on a charge that by trying to raise money for a college center named in his honor he had been seeking a gift for himself. Mr. Rangel had denied that he gained personally from having such a center named in his honor.

On one other count, the panel found the allegations were already covered in a previous count.

Flashback: The House Ethics Committee is a corruption-enabling cesspool

Flashback: House ethics committee foxes guard the corruptocrat henhouse

Flashback: Charlie’s angels…

…the 79-year-old congressman has given campaign donations to 119 members of Congress, including three of the five Democrats on the House Ethics Committee who are charged with investigating him.

Charlie’s “angels” on the committee include Congressmen Ben Chandler of Kentucky, G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina and Peter Welch of Vermont. All have received donations from Rangel.

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