Monday, September 15, 2008

NYTimes: Rangel should go...here is one more reason

The New York Times editorialized today that Charlie Rangel should step down from his Chairmanship of the Ways and Means Committee. If the report below is verified, he should resign and be investigated for campaign corruption.

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The city and the Yankees secretly crafted a letter Rep. Charles Rangel used to lobby the IRS for tax changes that would save the team $66 million, the Daily News has learned.

PDF: E-MAIL FROM RANDY LEVINE AND MORE ON TAX-EXEMPT BONDS

They did this at the same time Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and the team's law firm, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, raised almost $25,000 for Rangel, records show.