Rangel’s Sassy Surprise Speech


By Betsy Rothstein 

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) takes to the House floor today to speak his mind. As Dan Henning, lefty radio host Bill Press’s assistant, so eloquently puts it on Twitter, “Charles Rangel Has Balls.”

Indeed, he does.

“I have been losing a lot of sleep,” Rangel said in his speech in which he went into great detail about the deals he has been offered. …When the President said that he wanted me to end my career in dignity, he didn’t put a time limit on it.”

The House Ethics Committee has charged Rangel with 13 counts of ethics violations. “The Ethics Committee won’t even tell me when I’m going to have a hearing,” he said. …”I don’t want to die before the hearing.”

Here’s the speech from C-SPAN: