THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

NBC: Rangel to give up tax committee gavel

WASHINGTON – After being admonished by an ethics panel for accepting corporate-sponsored trips to the Caribbean, Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-N.Y., will take a “leave of absence” from his chairmanship of the powerful House Ways and Means committee, NBC News has learned.

The top spot may temporarily go to Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., according to leadership sources, or to Rep. Pete Stark of California, the committee’s second-ranking Democrat

Read more: NBC News

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March 2, 2010 - Posted by | 398 |

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