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GOP demands Justice name special counsel
to probe IRS scandal, Lois Lerner

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:grace52, 5/2/2014 4:34:12 PM

Frustrated by the administration’s efforts to brush the IRS scandal under the rug, House Republicans Friday turned up the heat under Attorney General Eric Holder, demanding that his Justice Department appoint a special counsel to probe the efforts to punish conservative, anti-Obama groups. “We must hold the IRS accountable so this powerful agency cannot be used as a tool to target and harass Americans for their political beliefs,” said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 5/2/2014 4:52:00 PM     (No. 9834176)

Omg! Stompy feet ! Wow they WANT accountability ? Since when ? And more importantly .. For how long ? Till after this election ? Gee what spine .surely it was a video that made them grow some cahones ..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: southron, 5/2/2014 5:18:27 PM     (No. 9834198)

My God! Surely they don´t think Holder will do anything!The administration will keep lying and stalling until it blows over!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nigella, 5/2/2014 5:23:53 PM     (No. 9834203)

Yes, I´m sure Holder is gonna get right on it...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/2/2014 5:56:44 PM     (No. 9834228)

Appoint another one to investigate Elijah Cummings.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 5/2/2014 6:00:10 PM     (No. 9834230)

"Turned up the heat"? Wow, sounds like the Pubbies are getting serious. Next we´ll hear they´re holding their breaths until Stedman Graham delivers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 5/2/2014 6:27:00 PM     (No. 9834252)

Hey, take whatever you can get! If nothing else it keeps it in the news. And support and vote for true Conservatives in Nov.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Janylou, 5/2/2014 6:32:44 PM     (No. 9834257)

If WithHolder does name a special prosecutor you better believe it will be someone he knows will be friendly to this administration and there are many of them to choose from.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 5/2/2014 6:41:41 PM     (No. 9834261)

Boehner should have called for TWO select committees today. One for IRS investigation, the other for the Benghazi coverup.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 5/2/2014 6:50:48 PM     (No. 9834268)

They should form a special committee for this also. Holder will do absolutely nothing in appointing a Special Counsel, and if he does, you can guarantee it will be a radical leftist Democrat and it will be an utter and complete waste of time and money.

People need to be punished and put in jail. Only then will they learn that this unacceptable and that the government cannot abuse American citizens and wield their power as a political cudgel. This is a cakewalk compared to Watergate and people went to jail for that.

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