Ethics – Second Congressional Democrat Faces Ethics Charges

The Los Angeles Times reports that Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) faces ethics allegations stemming from her efforts to help a bank with ties to her husband.  A source close to Representative Waters indicates that she intends to contest the charges in a House trial.  More information on this matter may be released Monday.

The other Democratic Representative facing ethics charges and a possible House trial is Representative Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), the former chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee.  Representative Rangel faces a possible House trial on thirteen ethics charges that were disclosed last Thursday in a rare public hearing of the House Ethics Committee.

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