Last Thursday, he resigned from the Intelligence committee. Today, he resigned his other two committee posts - Natural Resources and Financial Services - on a temporary basis. He hopes.
Back in October 2006, U.S. Attorney Paul Charlton opened up a preliminary investigation into a land deal that Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) orchestrated for a business partner, valued at $3 to $4.5 million dollars, depending on where you're reading about it. Remember Paul Charlton? He was one of the U.S. attorneys that the Gonzales Justice Department let go in December. Less than two months after the Renzi investigation was opened.