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There are new questions about the IRS scandal and its investigation.
As a top Democrat in congress declares the case is solved and is urging house investigators to move -- Talking about congressman Elijah Cummings he says new details should -- -- all the White House and blame.
Republicans are pressing forward anyway.
House oversight committee chairman Darrell -- -- released excerpts of interviews with IRS staffers suggesting Washington orchestrated the program.
While Michigan congressman Dave Camp is working with Democrats to try to get to the bottom of the scandal.
Let's bring in Byron York he is the chief political correspondent for the Washington examiner -- a Fox News contributor.
-- He said look he's read some testimony from a and IRS manager in the Cincinnati office a self described conservative Republican.
Who said he is the guy who started the investigation of Tea Party groups.
Now congressman Cummings has taken that testimony.
You know taken that I deserved and said case closed let's move on the White House is not to blame what do you make of that.
Well what's been going on while we've been seeing the hearings and public the staff for this committee has been it is been.
IRS people in Cincinnati pretty much everybody and that Cincinnati office.
And what we saw over the weekend was.
Representative Cummings the ranking Democrat on the committee and our allies -- the chairman of committee.
Kind of cherry picking those interviews to make the points that they want to make.
Elijah Cummings obviously.
A lot of Democrats believe that the IRS scandal -- that the most damaging -- are several scandals the setting the administration right now.
Wants to just declared over case closed all it's all set.
What -- ice is saying though is that we've got a lot more information from these interviews that we need to.
To get together and to get out and I I think as a member of the public I think we all need to see.
All of these interviews so nobody's just cherry picking what this part of that part from yes to what are the prospects of that I mean how long is it gonna take before we get to see what all of these people -- -- congressional investigators.
Well it'll happen sooner or later Elijah Cummings threatened to release this -- -- the one that he said was with the so called conservative Republican.
Via threatened to do it by the end of this week if sterilize that doesn't do it himself.
But I I think that one reason the chairman is waiting as wild as I wanna finish all of the interviews -- on a just released.
One -- -- -- -- other guys interview and and you have a kind of a partial picture.
If he releases them -- a one time we can look at a mauling get a picture of what was going on.
In the office in Cincinnati well is coming his approach going to fly I mean it is he going to get his wish and will this investigation just sort of die on the line.
Absolutely not that the majority party controls things and in the house and Republicans are in the majority.
There are -- is the chairman and so.
Elijah Cummings can say.
As many times as he wants to that this investigation is over time go home.
And it's not gonna stop if Republicans want to keep.
Continuing to pursue this and right now we still had not heard from a number of people both in Cincinnati and in Washington to find out what was going on.
If the IRS office here in Washington so it's there's absolutely no doubt in the world.
The -- -- is gonna continue this for a while so it's not time to close the book just yet.
Not gonna happen aren't Byron York thank you thank you John.
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