U.S. Representative Charles Rangel
APRIL 12, 2004
12:21 PM
CONTACT:  U.S. Representative Charles Rangel
Emile Milne 202 225-4365
Dan Maffei 202 225-3526
Rep. Rangel will Give Major Speech on Iraq War

WASHINGTON - April 12 -

WHERE: National Press Club 529 14TH Street, NW, Washington, DC

DATE: Thursday, April 15

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

On tax filing day, the senior Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee will argue that the rural poor and inner-city minorities fighting and dying in Iraq are carrying the heaviest burden of war. They are paying the real death tax while the wealthiest Americans enjoy massive tax cuts.

The National Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 pm. Remarks by Congressman Rangel will begin at 1:00 p.m.