‘Did [your supervisor] give you any indication of the need for the search [for tea party groups], any more context?’ one IRS witness was asked in a closed-door interview.
‘He told me that Washington, D.C., wanted some cases,’ came the reply.
The employee, who said he or she was evaluating 40 such applications for tax-exempt status from conservative organizations at the time, said ‘some went to Washington. D.C. … I sent seven.’
They’ll find the evidence of this; emails, phone records, whatever. It exists and it will be unearthed.
If the people in DC try to hide it, that’s the exact sequence of events that brought down Nixon.
It’s time not only to flush the toilet in the Executive Branch of Washington DC but at the same time to flush the capacity to do this to people in the future. Our government has a long history of this sort of abuse and The Fair Tax would put a permanent and immediate stop to it. While I support it for other reasons, primarily that of the principle that taxation should be easily understood and applied against all without fear or favor (or loophole) this scandal is rapidly becoming the reason to scuttle this agency and chain its doors closed — permanently.
Mr. Obama, with all due respect (that’s none, by the way) — you’re in the wheelhouse and the deck is awash.
Keep your nose in the air with that haughty view from the bridge. The higher you climb the further down you fall and the sea floor is a hell of a long way down from where you are now.
If you think a bunch of low-level employees in Cincinnati are going to take the hit for you on this deal then you’re dumber than I thought.
Impeachment — it’s what’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner.