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It's funny for the Tea Party -- be mad about today weather and a thousand Tea Party has gathered outside the capitol here in Washington.
As a Republican senators said the IRS's set to tie it seventy million dollars in bonuses in defiance -- a presidential order.
Chief congressional correspondent Mike -- manual tells us now some people want to turn the tables on the tax man.
Selected as a date that.
On the west lawn of the capitol more than a thousand Tea Party supporters and their allies in congress called for the IRS to be audited.
After conservative groups seeking tax exempt status received extra scrutiny as targets of the hour asks -- time for America.
To reverse it and now target the -- themselves.
And were gonna do it by dismantling they are -- piece by piece.
We're going to blow it over more like a boxer British -- Most -- of the IRS official on paid administrative leave after refusing to resign.
Also took heat for her role in the targeting.
It turns out that the government employee of the IRS who will not testify -- will not help with the hearings.
It turns out she's been doing this for a decade.
Inside the capitol Tea Party favorite senator Ted Cruz press the FBI director to get to the bottom of the IRS mess do you know if the scope.
Has included whether there was targeting of individuals for political activity by the IRS.
Because it is ongoing investigation I'm leery about.
Delving into much more about what is happening in the course of the investigation all -- -- and do as I assure you when you know me.
-- will push it wherever it goes.
Iowa Republican senator Chuck Grassley blasted the IRS today for always claiming to be short on money and yet preparing to hand out millions in bonuses.
In this letter to acting commissioner Daniel were full.
Grassley wrote quote.
Does the IRS intend to execute an agreement to preserve approximately seventy million dollars for union bonuses during sequestration.
If so please explain why and how that is consistent with OMB guidance.
In response the agency acknowledged the guidance but said quote IRS is under a legal obligation to compile -- -- collective bargaining agreement.
Which specifies the terms by which awards are paid to bargaining unit employees.
Meanwhile after playing nicely during televised oversight committee hearings that chairman and top Democrat -- having a public spat over IRS employee interview transcripts.
Democrat Elijah Cummings defied chairman Darrell ice it by releasing the interview of John Shaffer an IRS screening group manager in Cincinnati -- -- was asked do you have any reason to believe that anyone in the White House was involved in the decision this green Tea Party cases Schafer responded I have no reason to believe that.
Crisis says his concern is the release gives IRS employees investigators would like to interview.
A road map of what to say Shaffer did say Washington was very -- -- Tea Party cases and he did not know of rogue agents and Cincinnati's Chris.
Mike Emanuel on capital -- my clients about.
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