Posts Tagged ‘ IRS ’

John Koskinen, IRS Commissioner, Spared Impeachment By House Republicans

Dec 7th, 2016 | By

Republican leaders managed to derail impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Tuesday, forcing the debate back to a committee for more study, where it will die when the Congress adjourns at the end of this year. It was a quiet end to a saga that had bedeviled GOP leaders for more than a year.



Immigration Activists Launch Attack On SPLC

Nov 23rd, 2016 | By

The Southern Poverty Law Center famously smeared Dr. Ben Carson, a former GOP candidate for president and one of the most admired men in America, when it listed him as a “hater.” And the SPLC was linked to a domestic terrorist when Floyd Corkins admitted he relied on the organization for information about the Family Research Council in Washington, which he attacked with a gun, intending to kill as many people as he could.



Fleming Calls Up Resolution To Impeach IRS Commissioner

Sep 14th, 2016 | By

“For years the IRS has abused its power to target people based on their political views.  Commissioner John Koskinen not only did nothing about it, but continued the trend of deception by deliberately keeping Congress and the American people in the dark.



Senator Scott Introduces Bill To Curb IRS Abuse And Protect Free Speech

Jun 15th, 2016 | By

“The IRS’ targeting of groups based on their political beliefs is totally unacceptable, and we must take concrete steps to ensure it never happens again,” Scott said. “While the administration has not taken these steps, I refuse to wait. The Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act eliminates a burdensome reporting requirement containing information that has been abused by the IRS in the past, and helps protect the tax information of those who choose to donate to non-profit organizations.”



Louie Gohmert Lets The IRS Have It: ‘Ignoring The Constitution’

May 26th, 2016 | By

Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) expressed his outrage at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for its culture of corruption in a hearing on Tuesday. The hearing was held to discuss the impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who has lied to Congress and permitted IRS documents to be destroyed while under a subpoena.



House Launches Effort To Impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

May 25th, 2016 | By

House Republicans kicked off the path to impeaching IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Tuesday with a hearing exploring the ways the agency chief, hired to clean up after the tea party targeting scandal, instead bungled the probe and botched his handling of a congressional subpoena.



Congressman Jordan On Trump & IRS Impeachment Hearing

May 24th, 2016 | By

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) appeared on CNN this morning to discuss Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the IRS impeachment hearings on IRS Commissioner Koskinen. The IRS Commissioner has lied and obstructed the House in its investigation of the targeting of conservative Christian groups by IRS operative Lois Lerner and others.



Task Force Continues To Examine Obama Administration’s Executive Overreach

Apr 13th, 2016 | By

Specifically, the Treasury Inspector General found that conservative organizations were singled out for adverse tax treatment by the IRS and researchers have found that it may have significantly affected the 2012 presidential election. In another instance of overreach, President Obama unilaterally acted to remove the work requirements in the bipartisan federal welfare reforms of 1996.



Congressman Jordan Discusses Impeachment Of IRS Head Over Targeting Of Conservative/Christian Groups

Oct 28th, 2015 | By

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), a GING-PAC endorsed lawmaker appeared on “Hannity” last night to discuss the impeachment of IRS head John Koskinen for stonewalling and refusing to punish anyone responsible for targeting conservative and Christian groups during the 2010 and 2012 election cycles.



Senator Roberts: IRS Complicit In Denying A Free And Open Society As Guaranteed By 1st Amendment

Aug 20th, 2015 | By

As a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, I am outraged. The committee has just completed a two year investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s unconstitutional targeting of American citizens. Our worst fears have been confirmed. We have proof that the IRS was and is complicit in successful efforts to deny free speech as guaranteed by the First Amendment.