Fire Koskinen, Bring Accountability to IRS

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to reports the IRS re-hired hundreds of employees let go for offenses ranging from falsifying documents to failure to pay taxes. “It has been clear for years that the IRS is out of control. Under President Obama,…

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Audit: IRS rehired employees formerly involved in agency misconduct

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According to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the Internal Revenue Service rehired employees who were involved in misconduct such as falsifying documents or had unauthorized access to taxpayers’ information. The Washington Free Beacon has the story: Considering that identify theft is a major concern, auditors wanted to inspect the agency to…

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Tea Party Patriots Applauds House Freedom Caucus for Forcing Vote on IRS Commissioner Koskinen Impeachment

ATLANTA, Ga – Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement applauding the House Freedom Caucus decision to file a resolution to call for a full House vote on the impeachment of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.   “Tea Party Patriots applauds and thanks Rep. John Fleming (R-LA) and the House Freedom Caucus for filing a privileged resolution that will ensure…

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Tea Party Patriots Pleased and Grateful to the House Judiciary Committee for Holding a Second Hearing into Misconduct of IRS Commissioner and Call for a Vote of Impeachment

ATLANTA, Ga – Tea Party Patriots CEO and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today after the House Judiciary Committee adjourned its second hearing into the misconduct of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.   “We are pleased and grateful that the House Judiciary Committee today held a second hearing into the misconduct of IRS…

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Tea Party Patriots: House passage of the ‘Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act’ is a huge win for the First Amendment

ATLANTA, Ga – Tea Party Patriots CEO and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today after the House voted to pass HR 5053, the ‘Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act’ introduced by Congressman Roskam (R-IL). “Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took a huge step toward preventing future abuses from an…

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