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Americans -- right to be angry about it and I am angry about.
I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency but especially in the IRS.
Given the power that it has and the reach that it has and all of our alliance.
The president also announcing the resignation of the acting IRS commissioner -- did the president make him a scapegoat.
Karl Rove joins -- -- Carl.
Hey Greta how are you.
Tiger was so -- news tonight at the acting commissioner has resigned and to have my colleagues here at Fox News anchor a special report -- -- has just sent an email and says that the acting commissioner was set to resigned the position of acting commissioner as of early June.
And he leaves the IRS and they tell a couple months later regardless of the current controversy he got that from -- -- -- Close to the acting commissioner at this and and of course he was only came into the job in November so it was CS sacrificial lamb -- -- Well actually -- his he has in the image in the IRS -- in the federal law.
And you can only be an acting director so long so he was coming to the end of the term that he could be as the acting director -- you needed to make him.
The actual director or replace him with somebody else so -- in June.
He was out one way or another and I thought it was interesting today he says they issued a statement saying look forward to an orderly transition.
-- the president didn't tell the pack up your -- and get the heck out by close of business.
Apparently he's gonna remain there for some period of time until they.
-- -- name and actually replacement I regret -- I can't.
That that statement -- -- by the present was a full anger.
First -- remember on Friday and then earlier today is a Friday the president and earlier today.
Jay Carney both -- if the this -- at the RS we'd be upset will the IRS admitted last Friday.
That that that that they did this it wasn't a question confirming that they admitted -- last Friday.
And so the president knew that the the outcry public outcry was rising and so I went out tonight -- said he would.
Fire the acting director -- all to other things he was gonna do he'd have in the IRS would implement the IG recommendation is -- general report all really thank you.
You're gonna have to do that anyway -- -- -- he promised to cooperate with congress in an investigation of the matter well each analyst -- you had no choice.
You're gonna have to you're gonna have to cough up your Treasury Secretary and key officials of the IRS to go testify before congress so this was on nothing -- denied it was all about PR.
But try to get ahead of a story they've fallen way behind on.
And and look I hold him in part responsible for this whole a lot of members of the senate responsible for this I got to my column tomorrow morning in the Wall Street Journal look.
Let's remember senator Max Baucus the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee sends a letter in September of 2010.
As saying they are asked.
It re investigate these groups.
And by early 2012.
Chuck Schumer of New York -- six other Democrat senators to join him.
He pressures congressman Pete and Pete Welch of Vermont trying get together similar house letter all -- -- to the Irish you better do something about this.
And in part the presidents responsible he went out September 2010.
And said -- 501 C four groups were quote enemies of democracy and quote.
So you know there's there's there there's more than just low level bureaucrats are responsible for setting the tone and encouraging this kind of behavior.
Well I guess -- none of these about -- is the first answer curious is that for some -- -- of the sudden this acting -- just gave me the job in November.
Not play in now the president it's up in front of the whole nation says he's out of so there's something like you know visually stepping up to the plate and there were really catch and let you know that the bad guy and throwing about you know -- -- -- -- -- -- the next six months ago leaving anyway because his term was -- -- sat out the door anyway.
Well remember though Miller is one of the people who knows about this early and apparently did not tell showman or he did tell showman -- the previous full.
Time director the indeed the nominated and confirmed director.
Of of the IRS.
If he did social -- -- lied to congress under -- so Miller.
We now know knew about this before this became public and I did not alerted superiors or raise a warning flag.
-- to his ultimate boss is inside the Treasury Department.
So what is this guy what's gonna happen this is -- -- at an issue that it was consuming us -- for the next couple days you gonna go where's this one it's going to be sticking around for quite some time and it's gonna get.
I think it's gonna stick around for some time the question is does is stick around for a while for a long while I think that all depends on how forthcoming the administration is about this.
And and look I think we got a lot of things to find your first of all how much pressure being brought to bear remember this -- the Senate Finance Committee chairman.
Is Islam is the oversight of the Treasury Department and ultimately the IRS their budget depends upon.
The good sufferings of the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Chuck Schumer is on the finance committee so you get this -- you know rambunctious Democrat from New York is on the committee rounding up six other members of the Democrats in the senate to send a letter.
If you're an IRS bureaucrat you you sort of want to make certain you're on the good side of the chairman.
And is likely successor so you know this is this I think goes beyond just.
Low level bureaucrats in Cincinnati we now know that.
There were bureaucrats abortion and who sent out these letters we know they're bureaucrats in California sent out these letters.
This smacks of a greater.
You know sort of effort inside the IRS to punish conservative groups -- I have to admit.
In -- full disclosure American crossroads GPS is one of the 501 C four groups that has been mentioned in some of these letters by members of congress.
And and whose applications still sitting before the IRS so you know but but we got we got more than find out here and -- and the question is how forthcoming.
Are people going to be is gonna determine how long this lasts for about -- and -- has been done to the IRS.
Parallel we also while I ask you about the breaking news -- and gas -- of the White House finally releasing more than a hundred pages of emails sound.
First -- any idea why it took so long and didn't why didn't we it was administration try to keep from us and why in the world was a stuffed classified.
I don't know why they took so long I think they just thought that they -- they -- continue to save nothing that this would go away I've got three observations about this Greta first.
I'm amazed how many people in this email -- our communications people yet at least seven of them is directly -- of office of public affairs at CIA.
-- new limits State Department Ben Rhodes and Tommy -- at the National Security Council again and Shawn turner in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Dean -- -- the department of justice and Karen -- and that the US.
-- the US UN office.
So we got a bunch of communications people wire wire so all these communications people said -- out the definition of what happened.
Yen in Ben -- it strikes me they ought to be smaller players in this in their ought to be bigger players.
This the the second thing that strikes me as Victorian Nolan is clearly driving the antagonism towards -- CIA drafted points.
Anderson Aristide email that she sends out.
And which she says.
At ninth 24 PM on Friday night these don't resolve all my issues or those in my building leadership.
They are consulting with an SS.
Some unnamed boss of hers is consulting with the NSS which is the national security staff meeting.
The White House so the question is who above Victorian Dolan was talking -- who over the White House about that these talking points.
There's also -- reference in here.
To a -- -- on Friday there's a secure video conference with the CIA state and White House.
An FBI where they're talking about he's talking points and about the opposition of the State Department -- he's talking points.
But also it says that -- morale the deputy director of the CIA.
We'll sit down with Ben Rhodes of the National Security Council and his deputy.
Tommy detour to work out the talking points which makes it sound like the White House is the ultimate shot caller on the talking points.
But the final and most generous I'm -- and go ahead read -- the -- the final most interesting point to me is the question we've never gotten answer it is.
Who is responsible for cooking up the story that the that the -- anti Muslim video is what caused this.
And and we may have a -- and we may have a clue of these.
On Sunday Saturday afternoon and evening their series of exchanges between an unnamed person at the US UN mission.
Maybe aaron's health and I don't know the spokes person for the US UN mission.
And end Tommy -- tour and -- roads going back and forth about.
The preparation for Susan rough rice.
For the Sunday morning talk programs now we do know that Victorian new and is already -- told the press I had nothing to do with -- Susan Rice.
And Jacob Jacob Solomon was and it's a State Department is now Joseph Biden's foreign policy director.
He too says I had nothing to do with preparing rise but we have Pelton in communications with the White House.
Ben Rhodes and -- -- -- are saying you know we need to get.
Finalized -- what we're gonna say tomorrow morning so my question is.
Who is responsible for cooking up this story and maybe -- -- Ben Rhodes Tommy detour or somebody else that the US UN mission.
Who was involved in sending those emails on a step forward and answer a question of whether or not it was them who cooked up this story.
I have two things one as it I think -- -- seven inches -- the study in this.
First blush she's the one who -- at one point I think it was on the night of the fourteenth which was Friday she was sending email said the line about noise never extremists among the demonstrators have come back to us.
At the podium.
And you know -- how do we know who they are so she was worried about that but she's also been very if she's worked very.
She's been Republican administration employee a democratic administration employee and she's now very strong advocate in this Saturday appears all of -- issues -- -- But the other the overriding congress and they I -- right question I has.
I would just tell the truth and get go out what's wrong with -- admitting it was terrorist -- -- The deal we do we need to do we need to know four -- like.
Adding up if there's a risk out there.
I don't like all this scurried around all -- hiding in the emails classifying this dog and -- we've got Jay Carney who I don't know how -- -- -- white house press -- now having said that ridiculous stylistic -- houses both develop credibility about half of the president from here let me take you got all -- because you know for one simple reason they just didn't want to tell us the truth from the get go right handed and and for no reason I mean no one -- didn't -- -- -- -- -- Well well no real reason they had political reasons the head of the office of -- Congressional liaison.
And state is participates in this in sort of says all we can't tell them -- that we can't tell members of congress.
About the win put about the warnings about all these previous incidents -- come back to haunt this -- there -- -- clearly.
Engage -- NC YA NL what's interesting though and again I repeat.
Victorian new -- is operating on behalf of quote her building and she says today.
Aren't happy and they are in touch with the National Security Council staff.
Who was -- they do that was at State Department who was unhappy.
Was it Cheryl Mills the chief of staff to Secretary Clinton was -- Secretary Clinton herself.
Foolishly talking to at the white who were they talking to at the White House for the talking to Don long were they talking to this.
-- to the to the chief of staff who were they talking to at the White House and and an end in and frankly I think there I have a little bit.
It's a you know it -- relevant comfort that adults.
We're trying to resolve this not just simply all of these press types running around and then of course finally the question is was it was it Pelton at.
At US UN who briefed Susan Rice.
And -- -- come up with a with a lie about the video did they come up whether -- they were in conversation whoever that person was with roads and detour.
Was it one of the two of them that could collected -- one of their bosses did they tell.
The US UN staffer hey here's what Susan Rice needs to say tomorrow -- this is they are the biggest -- we've been and we we had a told.
Over and over again by a wide variety of people -- question is who's responsible for propagating -- and the American people deserve to know.
I think enemies at once they went as a matter of life and death.
You know I think without Rihanna -- you know -- you know all the political games are played this city when it comes down the life and death and that's -- this isn't terrorism -- -- strike anyone of us anytime.
That they should of told the truth and you know and I hope we find you -- the -- and no -- -- who did what and who didn't do what Carl thank you.
You -- thank you.
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