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I'm Martha MacCallum so President Obama.
As you saw last night ordered some big changes.
At the IRS he said he wanted to make sure that unfair misconduct never happens again there.
Let's look at some of that.
It's inexcusable and 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 hands and the reach that it hasn't all of our -- So here's what they had done IRS workers admitted that they targeted at conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
As they apply for tax exempt status now the agency's acting commissioner.
Is gone lot of talk this morning he was on the way out the door anyway we'll get to that a little bit more later.
But there have been a lot of developments since this story first broke and here's what we now know it all really started about three years ago back in 2010.
When he IRS began inappropriately screening.
For conservative groups as those applications came in for the tax exempt status nearly 500.
Groups fell into that -- They were -- subjected to what is now considered unfair.
An overly burdensome scrutiny.
On those applications.
While these groups.
Many of them had Tea Party and -- named patriot in their name constitution in their name all of them.
Then had to wait more than three years for their organizations to get it together and get the tax exempt applications that they wanted in order to become.
Active in fact they waded across two elections cycles during that period and that raises a lot of question.
Lot of questions for Mike Emanuel chief congressional correspondent on the hill Mike good morning there.
-- Morales and now that the acting director is now to -- was expected leaving the couple weeks anyway.
A Republican satisfied.
No they clearly -- thorough congressional investigation bill they clearly think this is much bigger than just one guy.
And you heard to house speaker John Boehner during your show yesterday ask who's going to GL for all this.
Outgoing acting commissioner Stephen Miller is still going to appear tomorrow at a bipartisan house Ways and Means Committee.
Hearing here on Capitol Hill after his departure announcement.
Some key Republicans offered this reaction.
This stinks to high -- it's not over today the White House tried to make this end today.
By this big show and tell about the IRS commissioner leading.
All this was was damage control 101.
They're reacting in a pretty appropriate way on the -- side you know he's not defending what happened.
He's saying we're gonna get to the bottom of -- good job mister president.
As for the future of the IRS don't expect there to be permanent leadership anytime soon senate Republicans want to get their answers.
Before they'll be in a mood to confirm anybody fill in on the other side what are Democrats saying today in my.
-- house ways and means -- ranking member Sander Levin the top Democrat on that committee was quite critical of IRS management.
After the announcement last night he offered this statement saying quote.
The president took a vital first step in achieving accountability the treasury inspector general's recommendations must now be fully implemented.
To ensure the same mistakes are not repeated.
That's interesting because the inspector general made nine specific recommendations the IRS that it would accept seven now eleven is saying he got accept all nine.
Bottom line he's looking forward to hearing from the inspector general.
And French IRS officials tomorrow at that hearing though OK Mike thank you Mike Emanuel leaving your coverage and all that today from the hill or.
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