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News alert expect fireworks on the hill today when Danny were full of a new acting -- S chief appears for his first of three hearings this week.
He's expected faced new questions about how high the orders went up the target Tea Party groups in the new starter the IRS is lavish spending on conferences.
Congressman how Rogers chairs the House Appropriations Committee -- -- appears before the Appropriations Subcommittee.
On financial services and get general governments -- good morning to you I know you'll be in the hearing room today first I want to ask you about the question.
One story that broke earlier today the 220.
For employees between 2010.
What can you add to that story.
Well it's that arrogance of power.
We've we will dig deeply into that fifty million dollars.
People at a conference in California.
Graham told some of the rooms -- the cost upwards of 15100 dollars a month or even more who will get to the bottom of that as well.
Would you want to know from.
Your witness today there.
Well I -- -- know there's explanations if he has any held this waste of taxpayer.
Not just in the conference is that.
Thirteen billion dollars.
And refunds that were not supposed to be done for example.
Of course the the enemy's list out of the White House.
That IRS was engaged in shutting down -- trying to shut down.
The conservative political viewpoint across the country.
An enemy's list that rivals that of another present some time ago.
There is some a little bit of information coming out based on the oversight committees.
A different committee than the -- we're talking about this afternoon they carried out a few interviews of some of the quote unquote rogue agents in Cincinnati Ohio.
And some of the information is very interest -- because this one agent says that were controlled by so many people and we have to deliver so many reports.
Quoting down on the screen I still hear people saying we were low level employees so we were lower than third according to people in DC so.
Take it for what it is they were basically throwing us underneath.
When he learned about it that.
Well -- those.
Interviews that that Darrell Issa and the other committee has been exploring.
Clearly pointed out that the instructions on who to target and have a target we're coming from Washington.
And others are subject.
That we will delve into quite thorough.
There is dead there is a bit -- push back to from Democrats in Washington saying that some of these groups that did file for these nonprofit status did appear to have.
Political aims and goals have you found that to be the case.
I've not been involved of course it and those.
In those applications.
How do you determine whether somebody's doing something for political purposes or for charitable purposes.
And of course organizations can and often do both.
So that's not illegal it's not even an -- -- what what do you think Danny were forced up against today when he sits down.
We -- well.
I expect he's -- expect.
It to be hot seat and it will be.
He came out of the Office of Management and Budget.
Not from the IRS.
So I'm guessing he's gonna say that if he doesn't know a lot about this but.
We -- in charge of expending taxpayer dollars that's what the Appropriations Committee does.
We have substantial information about incredible waste and -- improper activities of that agency.
And we will among other things probably have to put them in the straight jacket.
And make their funding conditional on them complying with the requests of the congress.
3 o'clock eastern time we will be there how Rodgers thank you Republican from Kentucky will be watching -- --
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