“I think Charlie Rangel served a very long time and served– his constituents very well. But these– allegations are very troubling,” [President Barack] Obama told Harry Smith in an interview to be aired on the "Early Show,"' and first broadcast on the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric."
“And he’ll– he’s somebody who’s at the end of his career. Eighty years old. I’m sure that– what he wants is to be able to– end his career with dignity. And my hope is that– it happens.”