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Now back -- of our top stories today the first of many hearings since the IRS audit scandal is now scheduled for dis Friday.
The house Ways and Means Committee which oversees the -- arrest.
Now -- agency to turn over all documents related to the deliberate targeting.
I've conservative political groups Michigan congressman sandy Levin is Democrat -- ranking member at that very committee and he's calling for the -- -- -- senior IRS officials involved in the targeting congressman who needs to be fired.
-- -- it is that several should be relieved of their responsibility.
The acting commissioner and the person who has been heading up the extent exempt organization.
I think there's a need for new leadership there so I called for relieving them of their responsibilities.
Of those responsibilities.
The -- the report from the from the -- -- An inspector general makes it very clear there is very much mismanagement.
They receive failure I think for oversight there -- -- failure to keep in touch with this congress this choice that I thought they should be relieved to.
Beyond dot IRS how high up.
Do you think this goes.
There's no indication.
That it goes further the IQ report indicates.
But -- going on within really the -- organization portion of IRS.
That's what we know so far and that's what we have to act.
There have been four total committees that had taken a look at the IRS your committee actually -- -- investigating IRS for for two years now.
And yet no one has been disciplined thus far why.
Because we did not conclude yesterday have the -- report that gave us an extensive coverage of what -- going.
We received that report.
-- -- -- -- I think it's those through mismanagement.
I think total mismanagement.
I think it is coach for lack of oversight.
And also -- really clear that -- mr.
Miller commission learned did not come forth.
And give us in the congress and our committee.
Current information as I -- I thought they should be relieved.
Of the responsibilities.
That relate to the inspector -- reports say do you think you've been lied to you.
I think they fail to give us.
They came before the committee.
They later -- in some cases through the information.
They should have come back to the committee and given us.
And when they were asked questions I think they should've been -- that.
We had the full picture.
Of how we've managed I think the inspector general courses.
And this man.
That's what the report says it leaps out from the report.
The level of mismanagement this is it different code area five who once before him.
People have no tax liability.
They don't have to disclose who gave them money.
They can be they have to be primarily so who fear.
And so there's the question they've basically social service or political organizations I think -- evidence is.
That in many cases in this -- them both democratic and Republicans it's.
There have been organizations.
Who say they're primarily through the authors who probably -- The agency -- the -- had a different -- A difficult task that they mismanaged that -- And I think that's who we should focus on the mismanagement.
And the failure to come forth adequately do the kind.
And what do you make and -- the USA today article for example -- that points out specifically that.
While conservative groups were targeted.
Progressive groups in any terminology related to progressive groups.
Weren't were not looked at and in some cases streamlined faster.
And then then groups on the opposite side of BI -- feel about that as a ranking -- -- -- Democrats community.
All showed some democratic.
Who -- treated the same way.
We were in appropriate criteria applied here.
And not much of that apply to more conservative groups that there was a failure to manage across the board.
By the -- organization portions of -- reverend.
Here's how the entire Internal Revenue Service that that portion relating to 501 C threes and five -- once before it.
So when his Democrat to run your plays by the clear rest and he said because it might be -- the need to ask that you had -- -- -- -- you've heard that.
That also progressive or democratic or liberal groups have also been targeted or mismanaged by the I arrests in the same time period that.
The inspector general's report says that conservative groups have also been look that.
Yes look there was mismanagement across the board -- be inappropriate criteria.
That label would do that effective tea party for patriot that was absolutely.
But to mismanagement.
Across the board to groups whenever they -- some applications.
For twenty months or longer to there was mismanagement the president said.
Those who managed and mismanaged should be held accountable and that's what I said this morning in terms for those.
Who were in charge of this particular effort.
I think they should be relieved of responsibilities.
That's -- they said those current responsibilities.
Congressman nice -- back in the program and look forward to the hearing on Friday.
And with -- to have you back thank you thank thank you so much.
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