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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) The announcement from Representative Charles Rangel that he is stepping aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee following an ethics violation featured; details given about the investigation into his corporate-financed Caribbean trips, failure to pay taxes on a vacation villa and a special deal for lower rent on apartments. [In November 2006, Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI – says we will make this the most honest, ethical and open Congress in history.] [RANGEL - explains his decision; talks about completing the president’s health bill.] [Representative John BOEHNER- questions this being temporary.]
- Williams, Brian;
- O’Donnell, Kelly
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