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Well no line dancing today Harris chief Danny -- getting barbecued though again on Capitol Hill but this time by the house Ways and Means Committee.
This -- this report is it's changed.
I would call -- a whitewash but -- to -- and on substantial even meet that description.
This -- you don't leaving it might be junk but it might be sensitive taxpayer -- -- it's not we know what's not and you're hiding behind it he worked for the taxpayers not the other way around.
Glaring recommendation in this report is that congress -- the agency's budget request.
An additional million dollars why wouldn't leave representing that taxpayers we represent.
Did you all these extra money you weren't asking for it.
This is what the -- is doing with hard earned tax Payer dollars let me be clear until the IRS -- that he can responsibly manage its current funds.
The IRS will not see one more dime.
And taxpayer you work for the taxpayers not the other way around we know from -- Instigation and this summer when he eleventh.
Slowest learner directed at Cincinnati office to change the words Tea Party label to advocacy groups.
Do you think this was an intentional attempt to cover up targeting I don't know I don't know the answer that question I think more work needs to be time to evaluate the circumstances.
I'm told you're a decent person.
So are you serious about getting to the -- that absolutely.
Are you serious about Adams series that's you ignoring the integrity of dire.
I'm serious about getting -- the truth and it's serious about doing and consistent with the rule of law and procedure.
-- after getting roughed up by the committee are Griff Jenkins trying to get more answers out of IRS chief -- were -- -- drifting ends with the folks can you tell me how you expect to get the public -- back it's no one's held accountable.
And -- can answer questions right now just answered two or three hours worth of questions.
We'll go back the other question submitted to the -- communications officer for bank accounts for now.
That's -- have a lot of -- Well what we at least tell us.
Why you haven't spoken to -- -- and why people like Greg -- -- job.
-- -- just tried yesterday refused testify yesterday we US slowest learner in resident to.
Come and testify as you have.
The public's trust is lost you're about to take on obamacare -- tell us that you'll have everyone and including.
-- been in -- come forward.
I've I've asked answered questions for the past few hours I how that.
Press conference the other day open to the press asking a lot of questions and the most important thing I can do right now is get back to work.
Tea Party group so that they get a clear answers about the -- targeting investigation.
Our in our -- from the Richmond Tea Party was at today's hearing he joins us nice to see you back again thanks good to be back OK so what is -- -- EU -- sitting in the hearing today.
Well it reminding me that if you're invited to a barbecue and make sure -- not to pig I think -- or full I'm really caught it today.
And not to be honest -- He didn't end very get answers not very complete answers and he deserved to be a growing in my opinion what did you want to date what did you like to hear answered.
Well he blew it right out of the gate when he said that his zone investigation if you will internally in the IRS that he's found no wrongdoing.
And -- -- this whole thing started with an apology for wrongdoing so that you don't apologize for -- right doing.
-- I was looking for concrete answers on who did what.
How high this goes how broad is this issue I didn't hear anything approaching that -- -- -- key US -- -- think because he's relatively newly signed it on the job but 34 days of the commission although he did come more from I think there's OMB say is is comes a little bit is not.
Quite as -- as you might think.
Well I don't think it has anything to do is being knew when you're asked a question.
And you answer -- that there is no wrongdoing.
And then the follow up questions by the Republican members of the committee were things like.
Well how many people have you interviewed did you interview Steve Miller -- -- -- And basically he hasn't interviewed anybody Cincinnati workers know how can you conclude that there is wrongdoing if you haven't interviewed anybody.
That has nothing do is being new on the job who aren't the Tea Party people minute -- -- -- -- question and I and I -- spoke a lot but I'm scared to -- how do you identify with the Tea Party -- Well the Tea Party stands for three things we stand for constitutionally limited government.
We stand for fiscal responsibility.
And we stand for accountability of -- representatives.
I can't imagine why any American would not agreed with following the constitution it's the essence of what makes us Americans.
And just answer your question more fully.
I know we kind of caught it in the in the media today being compared to.
Islamic terrorists or something the Rasmussen poll.
I just -- the end of that and you know today I'm an airline pilot by trade today in here and I sat next to a nuclear engineer -- retired businessman housewives.
I would basically describe us as average patriotic Americans -- think it's women being called a terrorist event.
It's probably not because of my mustache I think it's because.
The Tea Party is very effective we swept the election's pretty hard in 2010.
Here we are just a couple of years later coming back roaring back I would say we're -- very active there was a meeting tonight for Richmond Tea Party we.
Packed a room that probably holds a 150 to 200 people.
I believe me the other side is is whining and crying.
Because we're here for making a difference.
Larry thank you just see you and -- back.
Okay -- well thanks coming up.