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It's ruffle up secretary -- -- to put this report together.
Not to make sure that nothing like this ever happen again.
-- I look at page 35.
And I see basically a case made for a budget increase.
Your budget asks for over a billion dollars in more spending for your -- And you're asking us to hire another 4572.
Let me read you what we've already learned in just two months.
In just two months.
We've got a conference in Atlanta which -- Irish celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck -- Caution 2.4 million dollars.
We've got a conference in Anaheim California four point one million dollars a conference in Philadelphia.
Two point nine million dollars a conference in San Diego.
Four point one million dollars.
One of these -- yet you had a 135000.
Dollars for fifteen speaker that's about 9000 dollars per speaker.
The IRS paid for the deputy commissioner's state five nights in the presidential suite that -- Hilton hotel during a news conference.
You paid 171000.
Dollars to speaker to create paintings of bottle.
Michael Jordan Abraham Lincoln and others.
We hear a report of crony contract.
Between an improper relationship between an IRS contractor.
Whose business had less than.
Dollars in income the prior year is getting awarded 8500 million dollar contract.
Between -- 1012012.
You had 225.
Conference it is.
-- 49 million dollars.
But -- you can put some perspective for.
Ever present a town.
Of -- -- Wisconsin.
A little less than 7000 people live there to great village.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Is basically blue collar town people were the case tractor factory -- -- -- -- -- Johnson -- It's -- by cornfields and being -- lots of small businesses.
It took more than a 100% federal taxes paid by the working families of the village you know started Wisconsin.
You pay four to 225.
At the I -- from 20102012.
That's what we need to think of -- People are working hard.
The living paycheck to paycheck they're paying their taxes.
In this is what -- are spending their taxpayer dollars on.
And now you come here.
Asking us for a billion dollars.
About a 10% increase.
The -- to hire another 4500 people.
Rock county that's my home.
The population of rock county in all of the working families and rock counting.
Their taxes wouldn't even cover -- billion dollar increase -- you're asking for.
You're here -- saying the president.
You're asking us for this increase.
I know you're -- to the -- You come from the office of management and budget and you have a great reputation.
Europe budget crunch.
How on earth.
Do you think you have the moral authority to ask for us.
Why would he representing the taxpayers we represent.
Give you all these extra money you are asking for if this is what the iris is doing with hard earned taxpayer dollars.
We're seeing just in two months waste fraud abuse and taxpayer targeting and you're saying give -- another billion dollars why should we do that.
Practicing your game very important questions and -- looked up to them.
First I agree that cost that -- preferring to our taxes.
And in many cases inappropriate and should not have happened.
The report that are coming out that are identifying.
Our covering events that occurred two and three years ago.
And my concern is great.
But my concern would be even greater if I saw that those patterns -- our continuing through today.
In many cases -- or not we are looking at 68% cut in training travel.
We're looking at 45% cut in other trapped on the higher risk because our training by 30% we -- her professional technical services by 25% -- -- deep cuts -- OK a lot of these activities now.
Here's my suggestion let's -- -- take place.
And then come back to a year to see if you're reading this place well then will consider a budget increase how's that sound I I would say that's that's if that's another to SharePoint I was -- There's more custody -- And I think in in its report in section three and subsequent.
Testimony it Tuscany.
I will furnish for additional cuts that so that we can go even deeper every penny.
-- even more closely integrate it sounds like you don't need a budget -- not on the same I think there's a broader macro point goes I think that some questions that congressman Johnson.
We still have an indispensable nation to enforce the tax code to go after fraud.
The cuts that we are seen to war.
Any kind of conference -- it happened -- reality difference is much different we just have to look at and say okay.
Has the -- -- enough to get shop in order to cut those -- cause I'll make the case that -- in going in the right direction.
-- -- -- -- -- If we under fund other critical -- priorities that we need to improve taxpayer service.
And improved enforcement of the tax code and we're leaving dollars on the table for the American people -- every dollar -- I.
That's a positive -- -- don't forget you worked for the taxpayers not the other way round.
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