Senators to Congress: Stop the IRS from rehiring tax cheats!

Two Republicans senators said in a letter that it’s time to strengthen laws after the IRS rehired former employees involved in misconduct such as falsifying documents or using unauthorized access to taxpayers’ information. In their letter, Senators Richard Burr of North Carolina and Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming asked the Appropriations Committee panel that oversees…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 9/11/17

  CALENDAR: The Senate will return on Monday, September 11. The House has canceled its planned votes for Monday because of Hurricane Irma, and won’t vote again until Tuesday. The House will stay in session through Thursday, and the Senate will stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House returned…

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Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 8/28/17

CALENDAR: The House and Senate have both left for their August recess, and will not return until Tuesday, September 5. DEBT CEILING: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has advised Congress that he will reach the limit of his ability to use what he calls “extraordinary measures” – what regular people call “smoke and mirrors” – to…

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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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Rep. Kevin Brady: IRS commissioner ‘must go’

The IRS commissioner who stonewalled congressional investigation into agency targeting of tea-party groups is still in charge and could remain at the helm of the IRS until November unless the Trump administration takes action before then to fire the commissioner – which is exactly what a group of Republicans is requesting. The Washington Times has…

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