Posts Tagged ‘ John Koskinen ’

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.



Goodlatte Announces House Judiciary Committee To Hold Third Hearing On Misconduct By IRS Commissioner

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), will hold a third hearing to examine the allegations of misconduct and articles of impeachment filed against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Commissioner Koskinen will be the sole witness before the Committee.



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.



Reps. Jordan, DeSantis: The Case For Impeaching The IRS Commissioner

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By

Last week the House Judiciary Committee held its first hearing on whether to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen for obstructing justice, providing false testimony to Congress, disregarding Congressional subpoenas, and stonewalling a congressional investigation.



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.



House To Hold IRS ‘Impeachment’ Hearing For Koskinen Over Lerner Emails

May 14th, 2016 | By

  House Republicans on Friday announced hearings to investigate whether IRS Commissioner John Koskinen misled Congress and violated a subpoena, taking the first steps that could ultimately lead to his impeachment over the tax agency’s tea party targeting. Impeachment is still very unlikely, particularly given the short amount of work days left in this Congress

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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 Ted Cruz Grills Smug IRS Chief

Aug 13th, 2015 | By

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) participated in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the IRS targeting of conservative and Christian groups during the last week of July. His opening statement is worth watching prior to his grilling of the smug IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, an Obama operative who has stonewalled the House and Senate for more than a year over Lois Lerner’s role in prohibiting anti-Obama groups from getting tax exempt status in a timely fashion.