Charlie’s Tropical Deal

September 6, 2008

Controversial Rep. Charles Rangel, already under fire for not paying taxes on income from a beachfront villa he owns in a Dominican resort, also got an interest-free mortgage on the sun-soaked property, his lawyer revealed yesterday.

The embattled chairman of the Ways and Means Committee got the mortgage deal along with six other investors in the Caribbean resort, founded by a major campaign contributor.

Read more: (Isabel Vincent and Maggie Haberman, “Charlie’s Tropical Deal,” New York Post, 9/06/08)