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But we begin with chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel on today's opening salvo into the IRS -- and the man in the hot seat on Capitol Hill -- -- much.
-- evening after a week of intense heat on the IRS today the agency did not back down.
Insisting there was not a bias against conservatives.
Because as the acting commissioner what happens in the IRS whether I was personally involved or not.
Stops at my desk.
Com and so I should be held accountable for what happens.
The outgoing acting commissioner explained his upcoming departure days after an inspector general's report blasted the IRS for ineffective management.
What does the Irish using an appropriate criteria in its review of organizations apply for tax exempt status.
Was the iris delaying their applications.
And finally -- the -- arrest -- inappropriate and unnecessary questions of -- of applicants again yes.
We inspector general says he told treasury officials last June he was investigating allegations the IRS had targeted conservative groups.
-- up so quickly alerted the General Counsel called the Department of the Treasury.
On June 4.
And I do not have the exact -- alerted the deputy secretary.
New war -- about this matter.
That revealed Obama administration officials were aware of complaints ahead of the presidential election there were many incidents.
One example Katherine angle -- he says when she filed for nonprofit status for king street patriots.
The FBI domestic terrorism unit got involved and her business and personal returns were audited.
Committee chairman Dave Camp expressed the frustration of many lawmakers with the IRS and offered this assessment.
The IRS never told the American people or their representatives about this simple truth.
In fact we were repeatedly told no such targeting was happening.
That isn't being misled.
That's line a veteran Democrat also blasted Miller.
Regardless of whether Democrats or Republicans that did something like this the.
Oh great -- still believe it is that not correct.
-- the outrage as to.
Yes with the speaker of the house among those suggesting somebody could go to jail for this activity at the IRS Miller said he didn't think extra scrutiny broke the law.
Do you believe it is illegal for.
Employees of the IRS to create lists to target individual groups and citizens in this country I think to treasury inspector general indicate that it might not be that others will.
Be able to tell that what do you believe.
I don't believe it is.
What -- Republican member received applause after accusing the IRS have opening a pandora's box.
This is very chilling for the American people this is absolutely and over -- in this is an outrage for all America.
I -- back all right.
Also today the president met with the next acting IRS commissioner Daniel were awful were full also met with Treasury Secretary Jack -- Who were told to -- were -- to conduct a thorough review the IRS.
Next Tuesday the outgoing IRS commissioner any inspector general will testify before the Senate Finance Committee Fox News -- learn.
A third witness will join them former IRS commissioner.
Doug bush moment as lawmakers try to get to the bottom of the Cyrus matter Brett.
I -- a lot on the hill tonight Mike thank you.
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