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Here we -- everybody on Friday morning Fox News alert talk about a hot seat right now on the hill were about to hear.
To the very first time the ousted IRS chief talk as he takes questions from congress about his agency's targeting of conservatives this could get.
-- good morning everybody I'm Bill -- big -- intriguing day today welcome to America's Newsroom.
Good morning everybody I'm like to -- warning bell says this is a house Ways and Means Committee.
And it could be the first of several hearings that are gonna dig into this IRS matter and their targeting of conservative groups who were opposed to president Obama's agenda.
The president has shown the acting chief Stephen Miller out the door but he is here today we will hear from him and he was while he was retiring and a few weeks anyway.
But many lawmakers are not confident this will be enough to fix matters when it gets -- a way to Mike Emanuel now set the stage for today's hearing there -- good morning.
We'll build good morning the chairman of the committee Dave Camp set on the way in that we just want to know who -- this we know that.
Stephen Miller the outgoing commissioner of the IRS is going to say that errors were made but it was not based on partisan views.
He is in the same room with the inspector general who crafted the IRS reports -- they've shaken hands they're both in the room they're both gonna talk to lawmakers today.
As you mentioned President Obama says he is outraged.
And that the government is going to look at structural and management issues to keep this from happening again.
We will be.
Putting in new leadership there will be able to make sure that following up on me.
-- -- ought to.
That we gather up all the facts that we hold accountable those who have taken.
These outrageous actions.
He'll be asked -- to see if the IRS official tries throwing some democratic lawmakers under the bus because.
In the IRS explanation of what went down -- conservative groups they say in part they took action because of concerns.
Of lawmakers' bill you mentioned representative camp and this again I just sort of repeat this that we just want to know who hatched this.
Republicans are ticked off on -- many of them are furious the way.
Their supporters were targeted by the -- rest going back three years.
Bill no question about that a lot of conservative lawmakers in both the house and senate we're hearing from their constituents.
That they were being harassed by the IRS they sent repeated letters to the IRS asking if this was going -- and so there's.
Fury if -- -- on the Republican side because of the action.
But also because they were not honest with the IRS house speaker John Boehner think somebody maybe go to jail.
Public service requires humility.
And -- -- -- public office needs to be constantly reminded.
That they serve the American people and it's not -- the way around.
Americans should never be targeted or harassed.
A -- government.
Of for their political bully.
-- And I should note that Sander Levin the top Democrat on this panel has also.
In very critical of the management at the IRS so you can expect.
He'll be tough as well all right just again for our viewers to know here Stephen -- in the room so was George.
Russell George is from the Treasury Department he's the one who carried out inspections when you hear the IG report mentioned by the president he is the one who ran that report we're gonna watch this opening statements just -- right now when when there are headlines we will get you there -- We show up at.
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