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House Proceeding 09-08-09 on Sep 8th, 2009 :: 2:15:00 to 2:18:30
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John R. Carter

2:14:56 to 2:15:16( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: having. and so i want to yield back to judg back over. mr. carter: reclaiming my time, we have a poster that has a picture of our president and as the gentlelady just pointed out, he points out, i campaigned on

John R. Carter

2:15:00 to 2:18:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John R. Carter

John R. Carter

2:15:17 to 2:15:38( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: changing washington and bottom-up politics. i don't want to send a message to the american people that there are two sets of standards, one for powerful people and one for ordinary folks who are working every day and paying their taxes. i think that's a commendable statement by the president of

John R. Carter

2:15:39 to 2:15:59( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: the united states. and the issue we are talking about here today is an issue that involves what some would argue is the most powerful chairmanship in the house of representatives and that is the chairmanship of the ways and means committee. and i have a brief exhibit that we can talk about and some of

John R. Carter

2:16:00 to 2:16:21( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: the allegations that concern mr. rangel. underreporting income and assets in 2007 by more than half, including failure to report income from his caribbean resort property again. those listening will recall this all started because the chairman got up here on the floor of the

John R. Carter

2:16:22 to 2:16:42( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: house and told us that he failed to report rental incomes for certain years on his caribbean property. and he said that i paid the taxes and if they assess any penalties and interest, i'll pay the penalties and interest.

John R. Carter

2:16:43 to 2:17:06( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: and after a long time -- thi is an income tax situation. after a long time of not paying income tax on income, that no penalties and interest were assessed. i came up with the idea of the rangel rule, which said that if the chairman of the ways and means can be excused for his penalties and interest for failure to pay taxes, any other

John R. Carter

2:17:07 to 2:17:27( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: american who fails to pay theirs can exercise the rangel rule and have th waived. i did president of the united states said, he did not want to happen in this country, people of power ge ordinary folks. and so the purpose was to point

John R. Carter

2:17:28 to 2:17:49( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: out, it l is what is going on here. so that's happened again. underreporting of income and assets. not only did the chairman not report these things, people he is responsible for didn't report them. lease of apartments in harlem.

John R. Carter

2:17:50 to 2:18:10( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: special lease. use of a parking lot for long-term storage of his car. failure to report and pay taxes on rental income on his villa in the dominican republic. alleged quid pro quo legislative action in exchange for donations

John R. Carter

2:18:11 to 2:18:31( Edit History Discussion )

John R. Carter: to a center named for rangel. and violation of his trip to the caribbean resort by the news foundation in 2007 and 2008. these are a list of some of the allegations that are going on. and there's more. there's more to be discussed. i'm joined by many of my

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