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Now the anchor of FOX News Sunday Chris Wallace.
Chris so there was Miller on and you know he admitted improper.
Practices -- vigorously denied any political motivation.
Second the a pretty tough sell not just to members of congress but to the American people.
Chair because of the fact that you know you -- sort of like what are you believe what it used.
When I tell you or your lying eyes and -- -- that any group.
That to have the name Tea Party or -- trader at 912 where that talked about its mission being.
Educating people on the constitution of the bill of rights are improving America.
They were on this be on the look out -- -- ball -- last.
So obviously that Boettcher looks like targeting it smells like targeting.
As sounds like target and its target and I think the thing that was the lowest moment.
For our as Stephen Mel by the acting IRS commissioner today was and and this is hitting the congressman where they live.
They said we had asked you repeatedly was they're targeting -- we -- getting these complaints from our constituents.
Basically the Republican congress who we're getting it from -- Tea Party constituents.
That there are having all kinds of trouble applying for this tax exempt status.
And he's sad I didn't miss -- -- and anyway I answered the questions as a house -- basically not if you ask me eight.
A question I gave you the narrowest most legal list -- kind event strike could.
And I didn't volunteer a single thing that it like got a bet you have said that.
Yeah now we're going to be talking to a former federal prosecutor and a few minutes about whether.
False statements to congress perjury and so forth obstruction might.
What -- play one sound bite and you alluded to it just a moment ago this is representative Charles the stunning questioning Miller take a listen.
You sent letters to congress acknowledging our investigation of these allegations.
But -- that.
Such discriminatory practices.
That are alleged were actually in fact taking place.
-- why why why did you mislead congress and the American people on this.
chairman I did not mislead congress nor the American people.
I answered the questions as they were asked.
This is certainly bad for Miller is bad for the IRS.
I wonder how would affects.
Who said he was outraged and astonished as -- knew nothing about it.
I decide incidentally that that the allegations of that answer and they.
Open contempt I answer the questions as asked basically saying it's your fault if you didn't ask me if there but be on the look out last I assure -- that wasn't -- tell yet.
As somebody here is said today it would it reminds you -- what you're calling.
To ask a tax tax question of the I arrest in the kind of run around to get there.
In terms of its political impact for the president in the long run.
-- it's gonna depend about the fact shall I mean if it really did just end.
At the IRS that people like Stephen -- -- president's -- gonna suffer some political downloads but nothing very serious on the other hand if there's ever any evidence that the information about this let alone direction.
To carry this kind of targeting out even information about it it went to the Treasury Department went to the White House.
Then this president is in serious trouble but at this point no indication that you get Democrat Sander Levin and we showed a clip of the moment ago also accused Dave Camp the chairman of the house Ways and Means Committee.
The issues -- I wonder on the flip side here.
Whether Republicans are in danger at some point of overplaying this will be -- time.
Well at a -- that is something and there are indications that the house leadership positive public illusion is very.
Cautious about very concerned about whether it's IRS or the eight.
Subpoenas or Benghazi that they don't want to overplay their hand I don't wanna.
Have another 1998.
Where today impeach President Clinton and it ended up rebounding and back -- against them.
On the other hand these are serious charges and particularly I think the biggest scandal as the IRS people know this they they know what they think about the IRS.
And saying the attitude of the acting commissioner did -- Didn't help at all.
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