08.31.2009 0

Petition Alert: RangelOutNow.org

  • On: 09/17/2009 09:16:35
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  • ALG’s Editor’s Note: The following is a petition drive the Americans for Limited Government is working on to bring Rep. Charlie Rangel to justice, please sign it and join the facebook group.

    To the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder

    Whereas Congressman Charles Rangel failed to report over $1 million in outside income and $3 million in business transactions as required by the House, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel only disclosed in August at least $650,000 in assets he had previously failed to list on his House financial disclosure forms, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel has failed to disclose to the IRS or on his financial disclosure forms $75,000 in rental income for a beach villa in the Dominican Republic, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel broke state laws by claiming three primary residences and broke municipal laws by maintaining four rent-controlled apartments, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel violated House rules by using congressional letterhead to solicit donations for an education center bearing his name at City College of New York, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel is delinquent in paying his property taxes on two New Jersey parcels and failed to report the sale of a $1.3 million brownstone, and

    Whereas Mr. Rangel is the subject of an active investigation by the House Ethics Committee,

    Now therefore, we the undersigned citizens of the United States do hereby call on U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to take the following immediate actions:

    1. Undertake an immediate investigation of Mr. Rangel’s repeated violation of public disclosure laws.

    2. Undertake an immediate investigation of exactly how Mr. Rangel came into at least $650,000 in undisclosed income, and to audit the extent of his income.

    3. And if necessary prosecute Mr. Rangel to the fullest extent of the law for any and all infractions of the law.


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