Ethics Hearing Or Not, Rangel Sends Out ‘Birthday Gala’ Invites (VIDEO) | Talking Points Memo

Today may be the day a House ethics panel announced its charges against Rep. Charlie Rangel for alleged ethics violations, but that didn’t stop him from sending out invitations this week to a “birthday gala” for his other special day.In an email sent out Tuesday, Rangel campaign Executive Director Walter Swett invited campaign supporters to attend Rangel’s birthday gala at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on August 11.

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