Rangel Going To Trial Over Ethics Charges

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 46•31 Aug 3, 2010

Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) will face 13 charges of violating congressional ethics rules and guidelines, including accepting gifts over $50 and failing to report rental income on a beach villa in the Dominican Republic. What do you think?

  • “To be fair to Rep. Rangel, the gifts may have been over $50, but they were still pretty stupid gifts."”

    Warren Banner –
    Latex Spooler

  • “Why didn't he use all those secret gifts to bribe his way out of this?"”

    Jessica Lawrence –
    Physical Therapist

  • “If our representatives aren't allowed to accept expensive gifts, how in the world are they supposed to know what to vote for?"”

    Victor Jackson –
    Unemployed