Rangel’s Office Defends Latest Asset Disclosure

August 26, 2009

House Ways and Means Chairman Charles B. Rangel ‘s disclosure of more than $500,000 in previously unreported assets is in keeping with an earlier promise to correct any errors in his personal financial statements, his office said in a statement released Wednesday.

“Last fall the Congressman publicly acknowledged errors in some of his previously filed forms and committed to a thorough review of his financial records. He said at that time that he would correct any mistakes, and with these amendments he has done so,” the statement said.

Read more: (Richard Rubin, “Rangel’s Office Defends Latest Asset Disclosure,” CQ Today, 8/26/09)