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Under scrutiny for a long time for failing to pay taxes and for not declaring at least half a million dollars in assets.
Democratic congressman Charlie Rangel has been given -- to resign as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
Data were facing -- house resolution to have him tossed.
Joining us right now is the Republican congressman who gave out that ultimatum.
Representative John Carter of Texas congressman caught our.
The ethics investigation is ongoing is not enough for you.
He got that it's it's ongoing but it's all going into its second year with nothing -- that all being done thus far.
And they had they had even Nixon activity is easy -- the deadlock and go nowhere.
This is an issue that I think is embarrassing to our congress because people are getting the chairman is gay entries special.
When we all should be treated equally in this country.
He suddenly had property that he forgot to write off he has rent controlled apartments which he was keeping his offices.
He has other situations where his taxes had to be reworked.
All this comes together.
Who's looking at the problems and -- -- value waiting whether he should be suspended or not are asked to step down or step aside.
Well I don't I can't speak what's going on with the majority party with the Democrats on the other side of the out.
But I could tell -- that we are concerned about the fact.
And the folks back home are concerned about the fact.
That it saves the head of the tax writing committee get special treatment they -- is that the average citizens not getting.
And that's something that we should not have in this country.
So rule of law should prevail so tell me about the teeth behind you legislation gave -- a week to resign you know he's not gonna do it.
Well where we're hoping that we gave -- that the leadership of the of the house Nancy Pelosi will give us an up or down vote this will be the second privileged resolution has been filed.
And last time it was table and nothing -- -- they took place.
But it's been over a year going it do a second year.
And nothing's been accomplished -- this issue is embarrassing.
To the congress as a whole.
And it needs to be resolved -- mr.
Both she is against mr.
Rangel you're telling me to step because of the way he did he handles his personal affairs.
It's not a -- -- and it's not a personal attack on mr.
Rangel we're talking about something.
The rule we have rules rules ought to be a batted back and taxpayer rules just like any laws -- just like any other laws.
We shouldn't select what we do what we delved into.
About about a lot and -- we all can do it I think he should abide by the laws he's right especially because he wants to make -- more stringent.
And raise taxes -- congressman John Carter will see any ultimatum works out I'll talk you may be in a week.
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