Rangel Vote Tomorrow Afternoon

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told The Hill this afternoon that House leaders have scheduled the vote on Congressman Charlie Rangel’s

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told The Hill this afternoon that House leaders have scheduled the vote on Congressman Charlie Rangel’s censure resolution for Thursday afternoon.

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“Originally, I thought I didn’t have a role in that,” Hoyer told reporters Wednesday, referring to the Rangel episode. “But … the parliamentarian indicates that I do. So I’ve talked to all the parties, and we’ve scheduled that matter for consideration [Thursday afternoon].”

According to the story, the House leadership had preferred a vote today, but Rangel appealed to Speaker Nancy Pelosi for more time to lobby colleagues for a reprimand. Rangel has been circulating a chart with ten reasons why censure is too harsh.

Rangel Vote Tomorrow Afternoon