Investigation of IRS Targeting

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted… read more

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny when determining tax-exempt status. Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) threatened to hold the witness in contempt of Congress, accusing him of trying to “manage political fallout.” Commissioner Koskinen said it would take years for his agency to comply with the full scope of document requests from Congress related to the IRS targeting scandal. Many of the document requests were for the electronic correspondence of former IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner, who had twice refused to testify before the Committee, citing her Fifth Amendment rights.

After the hearing gaveled out, Mr. Koskinen answered questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
318488-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2014

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