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-- there more calls for special counsel to step in and launch an independent investigation -- scandal.
Despite the Obama administration's claim that attorney general Eric holder's Justice Department will handle it just fine.
Some Republicans say congress is ill equipped to get to the bottom of how all this happened.
There's clearly an organized effort within our -- to target political.
Opponents of the president that's undeniable.
How -- such a culture come about how fast was it who is involved.
This really does call for a special counsel.
Continuing investigation is an imperative present Obama rightfully asked for and received the acting IRS director's resignation.
He's called for a deeper -- behind the weather.
Anyone -- the IRS actually did didn't commit any crimes.
Number of conservative groups who say they were among those targeted by the IRS are preparing to file a lawsuit this week.
And the releasing letters they say prove the lowest -- the -- official at the center of the controversy.
Isn't telling the whole story earlier I talked with -- -- attorney -- second low of the American center for lawn justice.
We left out yesterday.
Then over the last several days actually a letter a series of letters.
That show's signature from lowest quarter herself.
As the ahead of tax exempt.
To our clients.
Including those intrusive questions and those letters Shannon were issued.
Nine months after lowest -- said the program had been shut down with the intrusive questions they were issued in March and April of twenty.
Twelve and remember she said it was in 2011 that she put an end to those intrusive questions well that's it's not factually correct not only were the questions not ended.
But she herself was the -- signing the letters.
Well and there are a lot of unanswered questions at this point of course she was on the hill this past week and gave -- statement.
But then took that set as a lawyer we've been having some heated debates here about.
Whether that was a legitimate thing or not for her to -- But it's still left us with a lot of unanswered questions what's your take on what she did with the Fifth Amendment and whether she's going to have to testify again or at least be -- calls.
Yeah I think high risk god the way her lawyers -- -- take the fifth remember what you're supposed to do.
If -- -- inclined to take -- -- them evidence they can answer their name and then after that they say on the advice of counsel and an exercise my rights under the Fifth Amendment and that's it.
She gave a predatory statement which was -- an attempt to it.
-- innocence because she referenced your previous testimony to congress.
It's made all those statements and then took the Fifth Amendment and a lot of lawyers are arguing and I think there's a strong argument that she waived her right.
Under the Fifth Amendment at the point where she started giving her defense so this was a horrible tactical move from the -- a lawyer Robert Colbert take the fifth as well.
-- -- and in all probability she's probably got some serious culpability issues here that's becoming clearer by the day.
But the other thing that I think has to be raised here Shannon is.
The UI -- involvement with the White House inspector general.
This week acknowledged that he did not question anyone that that White House that his was in fact an audit not even an investigation.
And you have to ask yourself that we know now that the White House was involved.
They know how to get ahead of the inspector general report they have conversations with -- -- White House counsel knew.
The deputy secretary of the treasury knew.
The deputy chief of staff and the chief of staff knew but not the president of the United States still has something which is not right here.
Black -- question that does more broadly just -- -- the -- -- there -- number of things bubbling out there that the administration is having to address.
Some things that are very controversial -- in a number of the cases what we're hearing is that the person at the top -- was the attorney general Eric Holder.
Or in this case the president himself.
That that top person says they didn't have knowledge of what was happening.
Is that feasible is it possible that's the way this was handled and at the end of the day should they have now.
Well they're they're operating under a White House and Department of Justice on the theme of plausible deny ability.
But that's not the way you run agencies.
And that's the problem here I mean you -- Eric -- didn't recuse himself knows nothing about the -- investigation.
But in the James -- investigation your colleague Garrett fox.
I think PR Department of Justice what they're doing is outrageous and now the president is calling.
On the Department of Justice to investigate themselves the FBI is already investigating the IRS and that's because no one claims knowledge of -- thing.
That's in senior leadership including the president and his attorney general -- the president and the attorney general do not know what's going on with these huge issues.
I think there's a serious problem and they malfeasance itself I think is so problematic -- -- I'm shocked actually.
That the attorney general.
Has gone after these media sources this is not the way our countries designed to operate the wanna go up early corporal -- But to go after the media on this is just it really is outrageous.
Sergio we know you're planning to file a lawsuit this coming week on behalf of those who work -- -- -- RS we'll keep and I and that.
Disability -- antenna for a lot and justice thank you thanks Jennifer --
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