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So~ if he has lied.... Committed fraud? What else could he be guilty of??

 

As one investigator told the NYDN, swapping plates is something one would normally expect of a criminal, not a member of Congress.  Or wait?  Are both the same?

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When Weiner (D-Queens, Brooklyn) was photographed by the Daily News fleeing the Capitol in his Nissan Pathfinder, it was clear the July 2007 registration sticker in his window was expired, and there was no inspection sticker to be seen. Weiner, through a staffer, said the 1988 Nissan Pathfinder was registered in New York State.

Not so, said the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

The New York license plate bolted on Weiner’s Pathfinder - US Congress 9 – had expired as of 2006, according to the DMV.

“That license plate should not be on a car,” a DMV spokeswoman said. It wasn’t even issued to the Pathfinder, but to another one of Weiner’s cars, a Honda, according to vehicle records.

 

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 Weiner has lobbied for higher taxes and more government regulation...   YET, it appears he has evaded his OWN responsibility to pay for fees owed to the state of New York for what looks to be the last four years.

Are you surprised?  Does this help his character?  Or has it become acceptable?

 

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grlygrlz2

Asked by grlygrlz2 at 12:37 PM on Jun. 13, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • From the same article,
    "Valid plates were issued to Weiner's Pathfinder, but they don't have the helpful words "US Congress" on them, and so look less official. It's unclear what happened to those plates.

    Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2011/06/13/2011-06-13_dmv_sez_his_suv_unregistered.html#ixzz1PAw3qgss
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 12:44 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • So? The article ALSO states, "Driving a car with expired plates, let alone those pulled off another vehicle, meant Weiner's Pathfinder was unregistered, according to the DMV."

    grlygrlz2

    Comment by grlygrlz2 (original poster) at 12:48 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • One more black mark against the idiot. He must be nuts to think he can get away with all of those illegal and immoral things he has done.
    They are asking him to resign. But he decided to go for "treatment". LOL. What a fake.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 12:52 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Congress should be an example of how America should live and be run. If they can act like this then they should expect everyone to. They should be held accountable and to a higher standard since they are making and passing our laws and supposed to be an example. He should most definitely resign, he is teaching people that if your high up enough you can get away with anything. It should not be this way. He (and all of them) should have to live by the same laws and requirements as the rest of us are expected to.

    amazinggrace83

    Answer by amazinggrace83 at 1:02 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • He's sure not doing himself any favors.

    I'm gonna bet though, if all of our elected officials were being looked at under a microscope, we'd find a TON of interesting information.
    UpSheRises

    Answer by UpSheRises at 1:13 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • I'm gonna bet though, if all of our elected officials were being looked at under a microscope, we'd find a TON of interesting information.


    I agree.... Which leads me to believe illegal/criminal behavior has become moreso acceptable today compared to 10-20 years ago.  But, it is more a matter of WHEN the media reports the behavior....   Another case to the LACKING accountability, transparency, and responsibility in DC....  Nancy said she was going to clean house.. She didn't...    Obama said he was to be the most transparent white house in DC... He isn't...  Boehner 'cries' for a morally responsibly DC...  It isn't....

    grlygrlz2

    Comment by grlygrlz2 (original poster) at 1:18 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • A pass for illegal tags...imagine that.

    Honestly, I don't think he has an ounce of credibility left. I agree with USR! I would love to see who is doing what!
    yourspecialkid

    Answer by yourspecialkid at 1:18 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Congress? Credibility? Who would put those two concepts together ANYWAY?

    He needs to go. NO DOUBT.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:22 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Congress? Credibility? Who would put those two concepts together ANYWAY?


    Another case of, "it's become predictable to say Congress is NOT credible"...

    grlygrlz2

    Comment by grlygrlz2 (original poster) at 1:26 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

  • Well, what do you expect. The Congressman who supports him is Charlie Rangle. Neither of these two think the rules apply to them. They have that elitist POV. Charge him with a crime and make him pay just like the rest of us have to.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 2:19 PM on Jun. 13, 2011

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