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On the back to Hannity early today thousands of Tea Party supporters flocked to the National Mall and in the shadows of the IRS headquarters in the White House in the US capitol.
He's patriotic Americans protested against the administration's widespread abuse of power.
You're looking at exclusive video from today's anti tax rally that was shot by our friends over -- bright part dot com take a look America.
It's time to abolish the IRS.
-- have something every single American.
It pays the thing just look at this and think -- -- Let us live -- together.
-- to do that let us restore constitutionally limited government we can.
We must and together we will -- look at this five dollar bill it says in god we trust.
It shouldn't have to end there.
It should continue with those that are here to serve -- I woke up this morning -- couldn't find my cell phone.
So I asked Kerry Reid of -- -- is.
You think the NSA's going to be surprised when they see Harry Reid an antibody.
Do you believe what's going on with the IRS is wrong.
Do you believe it's an abuse of your personal freedom.
Do you want federal investigation.
Weapons they have very loudly don't -- men in charge here to investigate the man.
We have got to unite we have got to join hands we have got to break -- -- the area.
Is not an option that has an obligation.
Do we trust the IRS with Obama there -- our health -- We need to abolish the IRS and together we can get it done.
Joining me now to members of congress who spoke at this afternoon's rally representative Jim Jordan -- Michelle Bachmann -- multi.
They can do it -- John congresswoman let's start with the you can we abolish the IRS and how.
Of course we can congress needs to introduce a bill and we can make it happen.
We're the ones who created the IRS and we're the ones after 100 years they can let it go away it's the most feared agency in the United States government.
At what do you think a national sales tax congressman is that the answer because that would that would abolish the IRS we're told -- revenue neutral.
Sure we could we could do that because again as I said.
Every American benefits from this magnificent country everyone should have to pay something.
And national sales tax would achieve that but only if we abolish all other taxes -- simply abolish the IRS and the tax code.
Then we could embrace something like a national sales tax.
Congressman from Jordan.
Yeah I mean -- to go to something real simple that the American people understand that's fair enough to say flat tax.
Some you can do on a postcard and takes so much power away from the IRS but the one speaker and I cutting -- -- was.
We talked about the fact that -- want the very and you see that targeted Americans for their political beliefs do you want them enforcing obamacare.
That really is the issue not so we got to focus on his.
The tax reform that simple.
That he can do your taxes on a post card and getting rid of the the at the obamacare legislation so this -- not looking at your health care just like they were targeting U for tax reasons -- we were told originally that these were rogue agents congresswoman.
In Cincinnati we sense -- found out otherwise.
What do we know how high up do you think this goes.
Well I I think clearly this was directed from political operation somehow connected with the White House.
I knew that because I'm a former federal tax litigation attorney.
I was an -- lawyer and my background told me very clearly that the way the IRS operates they have thick.
A standard operating procedure manuals yet to check every box and then your supervisor.
And their supervisor on up the food chain.
Checks every amount of work that any employee does it would be virtually impossible.
For a low level agent should go broke.
I -- we get to the truth when they seem to be.
-- -- skating delaying -- not turning over documents congressman Jordan how to how do we compel them.
To give us the information that we need to just get find out the truth.
You you just stay after -- I've said before units it is eight months to get a breakthrough on the dating guys the investigation you just stay after here's what we learned last week shot we learned at the director of the FBI.
Doesn't even know who's heading up the investigation.
But what did -- get much media play.
Is the is that there is no evidence that the FBI is even talk to the victims talked to the groups who were targeted systematically by their own government.
And what we also think is that -- this -- it's been tested -- testimony we've received people we've talked to say.
That the FBI didn't visit them.
When they were applying so months ago years ago when they were applying for taxes and status.
Not only were they harassed by the IRS but they got a friendly visit from the local FBI to know why is the FBI involved when people are applying for taxes -- status which has never happened before.
You talk about a chilling impact on people exercising their first -- -- -- rights.
So we just got to stay after that we are interviewing people every single day and the oversight committee staff and on the ways and means step.
That's what we gotta do and you -- -- get to the truth and I got to colleague said it best.
There is no statute of limitations on the truth and this is so important so fundamental.
This government using agency as a weapon to target Americans for exercising their political -- the same -- that's going to be charged with enforcing -- -- That's why it's so critical we get to the truth and everything I say is this the folks who were there today.
These are these are people care about the constitution.
They meet at their local elementary school they -- -- the VFW hall they meet the church basement and they got visit by the FBI when they were applying for tax exempt status.
This should not happen in America and that's why it's so critical we get to the bottom of it.
All right thank you both of it was appreciated when continues stay on the issue still ahead.
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