Rangel: My Only Mistake is Bad P.R.

January 15, 2009

Rep. Charles Rangel admitted yesterday to “a big mistake,” but he wasn’t talking about failing to pay taxes on thousands of dollars in income.

Rangel (D-NY), under fire for possibly unethical and criminal actions, said yesterday that what he regrets is baiting news reporters, who he says are responsible for his woes.

Rangel said he broke his own rule, “don’t take on the press,” at a press conference five months ago.

Read more: (Daphne Retter, “Rangel: My Only Mistake is Bad P.R.,” New York Post, 1/15/09)