Happy Tax Day!
“After a two-year investigation, the House of Representatives found veteran congressman Charles Rangel guilty of 11 congressional ethics violations, including failure to pay taxes on a Caribbean vacation home. The Democrat from Harlem—who reluctantly stepped down as chair of the House Ways and Means committee amid pressure from Democrats and Republicans—tearfully pleaded for “fairness and mercy” from his colleagues, but he wasn’t able to escape formal censure from the House.”
- TNR Staff, A Brief Audit of Politicians’ Tax Problems
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