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Welcome back glad -- -- congressman Charlie Rangel not the only one who forgot to disclose his hundreds of thousands of dollars of income.
-- -- -- top aides now filing amendments to financial statements dating back to 2002.
Including his chief of staff.
How crazy is that so why are these people getting special treatment while the rest of -- get penalized -- -- taxes or even worse sometimes thrown in jail.
He's a Republican John Carter is trying to.
Fix all of that he joins us right now from Austin good morning to you sir.
Good -- and sir you have come up with.
House resolution 735 in the United States House of Representatives which is called -- Rangel rule act of 2009.
What is the Rangel rule act of 2009 congressman.
What is very simple.
Rangel -- how to raise taxes firm quest for quite some time.
He came up -- that pays taxes the IRS for some reason.
Didn't seem that didn't to have penalties that -- -- is the chairman of ways and means.
And I thought that that didn't see exactly fancy as the rest of us who put -- debate penalties that is so.
Right Rangel rule on your return would you pay your taxes he shouldn't have to pay penalties measures since you know so.
-- and we know that when we come back.
From recess when they come back from recess he is proposed as chairman of the ways house Ways and Means Committee.
More stricter penalties for those who forget to pay their taxes you don't disposal there income that he just didn't disclose if apple does -- come.
Roughly over the past ten years that you put this to millions and millions.
Which other states where the -- need to forgot the schools -- point five.
Congressman caught or you put to get this throughout the Rangel -- people all this -- stuff came out.
Now imagine you have momentum wind at your back -- isn't just Democrats being forced to give -- Democrats is not gonna happen.
Well I think.
At this seriously out they -- we're at a point -- time now.
Where the issue has -- address to one of the plays that I started out talking about is.
It's time to resolve the issues in congress and -- out just -- -- -- the the ethics committee -- disappear.
We need to resolve this issue and this is serious -- get more serious every day.
-- Speaker Pelosi apparently has made it clear that.
She's gonna let him keep his chairmanship.
And that's some of the news out today.
But -- and while this ethics thing goes on congressman there people who are saying.
You know if this -- guy does not get in trouble it's just gonna look as if the Democrats are protecting their own.
Well and that's I think that's there -- that they have -- stake in I think it's a mistake.
The American people right now are looking at -- and where the real -- decide congress.
-- and that's what -- that is going on Washington this just adds more fuel to their frustration.
Where they see that we're not addressing something that my equated that -- -- other Americans would have to address.
That governor Paterson a week ago brought up racism that's in New York this governor -- as one of the reasons his poll numbers are so low.
Now we hear -- congressman Charlie Rangel indicates yesterday that racism is part of the reason he's under such attack.
Well about -- that very very sad that.
That the race card being played in this situation because there's that should let them do it rates it has to do with responsibility.
And yet to be responsible for your actions.
-- he is congressman John Carter Republican from Texas -- -- -- live from Austin sir thank you very much or join in this welcome current.
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