Chaffetz and Jordan Tell Hannity Why They Want IRS Commissioner Impeached
Just days after the Justice Department announced it would not file charges against disgraced former IRS official Lois Lerner, House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and other committee members introduced a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
They accuse Koskinen of making "false statements" under oath, failing to comply with a subpoena for evidence and failing to notify Congress that key evidence was missing, as it relates to the investigation of the agency's alleged targeting of conservative groups.
Chaffetz and Jordan joined Sean Hannity and explained that it's well-documented that Lerner indeed targeted conservative groups and destroyed evidence, yet the Justice Department declined to prosecute her or anyone else at the IRS.
"The heart of this concern is that they had in their possession documents that were under subpoena and they destroyed those," Chaffetz said. "Imagine, Sean, if the IRS had asked you for those documents and you said, 'Well, I had them, but I went ahead and destroyed them.' What would happen to you?"
Chaffetz said that's why they have done what hasn't been done since the 1800s and filed a resolution to impeach the IRS commissioner.
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