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Judge censured representative Charlie Rangel was wrangled in by congress.
Has give -- to the congressman for violating ethics rules.
But in the American tradition of letting -- -- tell his side of the story.
We've got the man at the center of this controversy himself.
Milosevic -- that -- take on the big tax by.
About to hit his legislative his side of the legislative branch joining us now.
Congressman Charles Rangel congressman Rangel welcome here get a -- with the we get entity -- -- the ethics and stuff.
Will this tax proposal that the president negotiated with the Republicans get through.
It well and it has to do real question is the president have to go this -- it too.
Get through it's a good package is to at that.
From that deficit point of view he's pay we paid a lot -- what we is there -- perception on the part of some of your colleagues say for example a congressman Nadler who.
Represents a another district here in New York City that the president has -- -- his liberal values.
And aren't that many Liberal Democrats or colleagues and friends and supporters of -- who simply aren't going to vote for this.
That issue with the latter part but I think betrayed.
It's pretty worried we think that the prices -- -- those values.
Is negotiating abilities I -- that this -- goes I don't know who was in that room.
All we know is that not being involved doesn't like you to come out with the most positive observation why would the Democrats not and that is why the wisest policy and company were right to completely aware of it.
No question about it and it wasn't just -- complaining was all of us complaining that.
Hewitt in in order to get anything as it takes two houses the house's.
And we had pushed around by this wouldn't even though was democratic control after the president entered into this agreement with the Republicans on national television and he said.
Something I never thought I'd hear him out of that mouth of Barack Obama tax cuts will stimulate the economy never said that as a senator.
He never said that as a candidate he never said that the president until last week.
So as we discovered economics 101 part of you know how to -- election returns I don't know.
Why this is just so -- The houses -- over.
And gay people across the -- 98% of the people he reduce their tax anybody he has preached raising taxes on the rich.
As a mean to help the poor now he's got a 180 degrees from that that that's -- -- I'm saying that 98 -- -- people.
Under his leadership you know roughest time in the recession he gave a tax -- -- was nothing no aren't you asking me that question -- national public bank of the Bob do we get.
But given the richest 1% of the people that tax cut right economically I don't think that it creates -- thing this was -- -- -- -- until a little while ago you were the chairman of the house.
Ways and Means Committee -- the chief tax writer in the house of representatives on the constitution requires that all tax legislation start in the house to an extraordinary power.
You don't have that parity more.
Is that because you didn't hang -- taxes.
No that's not at this because that came from a body whose reputation was that at all time low and -- this I've paid taxes on the proper -- And the taxes is paid to a foreign country and that makes a lot of difference it shows that and that of its I had made serious mistakes what did you do that you censored I think I can tell you and I did one.
Is asking for the investigation.
For two years as relates to all of my filings.
And -- -- get censored because you -- that he wasn't.
-- -- because they found that you did something -- would have found about it and asked for the investigation I've never been quite up any judges in the house I was the one that instigate it that.
And let me tell you the best way to find out.
What that was charged -- listed go to my website I'll bet is still the athletes website the chief counsel said this.
Charles Rangel is not guilty.
Of any corruption he is guilty.
Of being overzealous in trying to raise funds for the city there is this they said and they said.
That he was sloppy.
And put it chairman of the Ways and Means Committee because sloppy that's a very very serious obligation are the taxes tax laws so complicated that even the personal rights -- can't follow -- It's the price and that that give me that I relied -- line.
In order to file these papers.
And none of these things that they say that I was doing anything it's that not doing what I should agendas are nice about it.
Hey that's behind -- judge and you'll be the judge knows that night getting involved in that but I don't feel.
That I have an obligation now in my senior years to make certain that partisanship.
It's not involved in evaluating.
-- conduct of the members you're you're a good sport for coming in here congressman Rangel thank you very much.
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