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President Obama says the -- is targeting is inexcusable and -- he will not tolerate it.
Then IRS official us wonder take in the fifth so -- out why this is present suddenly calling the IRS cannot -- Obama.
Dismissed a series of controversies.
Dogging his administration as.
Nothing phony about terrorist target people based on ideology.
The only thing phony as the administration's response because they continue to pretend that they have not violated their constitutional right.
Now these that these scandals are.
All Sony Sony apparently.
That stuff but few of us here I don't know how many.
Thousands of people fault lies before we go component -- real we know from our IRS investigation already from the Ways and Means Committee that this wasn't a few.
Rogue agents in Cincinnati this is a systemic pattern of abuse of power and directed from Washington by the I arrest.
Targeting people based upon their political and religious beliefs quite frankly I'm tired of this administration having to keep having these hearings.
We've done on fast and furious we're doing our big guys you were doing on the IRS were just why.
Each time there's a -- -- -- here poses a couple people don't just move on.
That's not true.
You and other people in the -- -- office -- that they didn't have unfairly blamed.
And our views do.
An excuse for this sort of political life it was going on in Washington office.
I can't comment on what others thing.
Personally I found.
I felt like it was and it please time.
Can I felt they were playing us didn't Obama say that the Irish scandals so outrageous could not be permitted he's gonna get to the bottom of that to -- line -- line.
They told every how -- the iris Campbell.
We just couldn't prevent him.
But now that's phony.
So which is it inexcusable.
You about administration can have it both ways representative Michelle Bachmann joins us -- -- Hi good to see you again to Greta.
I -- -- first reaction President Obama going from early may saying that this is a scam and this is something won't tolerate would be IRS then questionable lowest undertaking in the Fifth Amendment so that must be something seven -- -- -- -- guilty not guilty of assumption wanna say are fears that are hurt her.
-- and now it's phony.
I think clearly what we've seen for five years now this administration is they have a complete inability.
To take personal responsibility for their actions and their policy decisions.
These are ramifications.
Many of which come directly from their decisions.
Whether it's from the administration or whether it's from some of their political operatives that have also had did it impact on these decisions.
-- yet know what time do they want to take responsibility they want to turn away and whether it's Republicans or someone else but not them and I think that's what people are saying they've had enough left.
Now it's time for that now that the buck needs to stop -- at -- a -- -- -- just like it did with Harry Truman.
You know what though that's a Republican Democrat Democrat -- public and the political fight but I think it also another look at this as it.
You know what the promise is at it the I think -- -- -- Israelis are demeaning to the many Americans who feel real pain from this we had a woman farmer on last night and she's a Tea Party member and she got target and -- just trying to have a farm I mean at any idea that it just doesn't matter it's not important phony what you know what it's real to the people who are the targets.
And the whole idea that second since it's so dismissive and insulting to them.
What is it is dismissive it is insulting it is minimizing its not validating the concerns that people have that's absolutely true.
But again there's -- two -- shear wind is diminish the -- the messenger but the other part is.
Don't take personal responsibility.
And again we're not talking about a therapist we're talking about the commander in chief in these are serious issues.
Just economically the American people they average household.
It was bringing in 55000.
A year when the president took office.
Now it's 50000.
A year that's a tremendous job it drop in -- personal income.
That's having an impact and especially when you see also the threats of people have.
To wage reductions our reductions because of Obama care and it's a lack of personal responsibility but you're right it's insulting to people's personal lives -- -- -- talk about the economy I think in this is what I don't get a set the administration starting with Jay Carney was talking went out ahead of the -- speeches on the economy.
And said we know that this is important the speech on economy were talking about jobs and against.
But it was -- who lawless and injected phony scandals and nobody else it was Jay Carney.
And then the president TR a day later he uses the word -- -- I would say they got together -- this one up together but in the economy is so important why -- so busy.
-- -- and privacy at this particular stamp but these Americans who are feeling you're feeling the pain is so they they don't -- up.
They don't matter that it's just you know an end and their diminishing even their own message is it's in how can they sell us that the economy is important speech.
-- being the ash and serving a smarmy and -- and doing this stuff phony scandal stuff.
Because Greta all of this got to them and got under -- again.
And so they recognize politically they've they read the polls every single morning and they saw that the president is dropping like -- -- In the opinion of the American people there's only one thing people care about their own lives of their own pocketbooks and it's not going very well for the American people -- who are they going to blame.
The commander in chief.
And so what does he do he turns around he blames the American people so I don't think his messaging works for him when he talks about phony scandals.
That's why I think we just saw the pivot this week.
He's got to pivot back to the economy because I think he sees it that's the only way back up the polls for him -- after all that's when it comes down to.
Where -- the polls for him.
But there's -- this hidden scandal it's a little bit off the target -- this whole thing with a and that nobody talks about what I think is particularly scandalous is the fact they take the tax code.
Which is created by members of congress that they write the tax -- And my guess is that 99.9 percent of the members of congress don't do their own taxes because it's so unbelievably complicated.
And so while I was sort of -- -- having these fights authorities punches back what.
No one's actually doing the service the American people circling up the tax system.
Make it fair make it so that we understand I mean there are so many -- sir -- scandals about it's not just sort of they are.
The words have been thrown back and forth between you mean there's there really awful things went out -- this economy and -- the IRS.
Now no there really are and this is the 100 anniversary.
Of the imposition of the tax code.
And I think the best birthday gift that we can give to the tax code is end it and I'd love to -- -- abolish the IRS I don't think that's out of line.
We have two options we can go with a fair tax -- -- national sales tax which is a viable option.
And the positive is that everyone would participate in the tax system.
To the measure of their spending in the economy or you could go -- a flat tax for every one pays the same rate.
That's true fairness in the tax code and I know Dave Camp in the house was the head of the Ways and Means Committee he's been vigorously trying to pursue tax reform.
That's something that would actually grow jobs that would help all of our small businesses big businesses.
Individuals let's focus -- I'm a former federal tax litigation attorney.
If you -- no one reason why we nursing job growth in economy Greta.
It is that tax code we are the highest taxed nation in the world for job creators.
Why do that to ourselves give ourselves an advantage not a disadvantage that something we can all agree on.
And meanwhile I'm there and their lobbyists are scandalous things are happened there was somebody impacts on Americans is that doesn't -- the president and his.
And this Press Secretary are -- terms phony when they mean so much to so many -- Americans were to best serve and terrorist.
-- -- thank you very much.
It's always great to see you Greta.