Tag Archives: Charlie Rangel

Verbatim

Rangel: Trump has ‘Destroyed’ the Republican Party

“Trump has completely destroyed the Republican Party. It is a terrible thing because it doesn’t give Americans an opportunity to vote on the issues. It’s either you’re for Trump or against Trump.”

— Former Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), quoted by The Hill.

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With Friends Like Charlie Rangel, Who Needs Republicans?

Maybe it was the water that they drink at Harvard.

— Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), quoted by the New York Observer, on why President Barack Obama thought he could work with what Rangel calls the “mean, racist people” in the Tea Party.

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Rangel Predicts End of the Republican Party

There are a lot of Republicans that I know are not proud of this period that they’re going through. I predict the end of the Republican Party, maybe not in my lifetime, but soon.

— Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), quoted by Politicker.

Poetic Justice

Charles, the Ethically Challenged

Now the ethics committee’s left Rangel
At the end of his rope there to dangle.
It gets really complicated
When your conscience gets sublimated,
And your ethics get all in a tangle.

Originally published March 4, 2010

Poetic Justice

Politics of Ethics

When an ethics panel’s out to destroy ya,
Why waste good money on a lawyer?
‘Cause when you’re Charlie Rangel,
You’ve got to play every angle —
Just walk out, because ethics probes bore ya!