WSJ NEWS ALERT: Rangel Temporarily Gives Up Post as Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee


Rep. Charles Rangel said he is temporarily stepping aside as the chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee.

Mr. Rangel, a New York Democrat, has been battling a series of ethics charges in recent months. Last week, the House ethics committee found he broke congressional rules by not properly disclosing trips to the Caribbean that were paid for by companies.