“I wouldn’t want them to have it. I know what you’re trying to say. Corruption is corruption, and it’s bad,” Rangel said.
“Law-abiding citizens just shouldn’t have to carry a gun. You’re not gonna push me in that direction,” he said, standing just five feet from a Capitol Police officer, who stood at his post by the House Speaker’s Lobby.
When referring to members of Congress such as himself, who are protected by armed police officers (note – emphasis mine):
“Well that’s a little different. I think we deserve–I think we need to be protected down here.” Rangel laughingly insisted.
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