Rangel Calls Hastily Arranged Press Conference To Say…

…No comment, basically. And wait until Thursday, when the House Ethics committee will meet to address the charges against the longtime Congressman.

Rangel also reiterated that he is running for re-election. When asked if he thought the prospect of a public trial would hurt Democrats re-elections chances–a charge that primary opponent Jonathan Tasini is making–Rangel said “You are getting involved in something I haven’t been trained in, but pain is pain.”

Rangel then said, “Thank you all for coming” and walked away.

Will update with more shortly…

 

 

Rangel Calls Hastily Arranged Press Conference To Say…