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AP source: Obama to tap Werfel as acting IRS head
Boston.com ^ | May 16, 2013 | By JIM KUHNHENN

Posted on 05/16/2013 12:23:31 PM PDT by penelopesire

Edited on 05/16/2013 12:24:36 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama will appoint senior White House budget officer Daniel Werfel to be acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, a White House official says.

Werfel will replace Steven Miller, ousted Wednesday amid revelations that the IRS improperly singled out conservative groups for special scrutiny.


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TOPICS: Breaking News
KEYWORDS: impeachnow; irs; notbreakingnews; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills
Putting a WH lacky in charge
1 posted on 05/16/2013 12:23:31 PM PDT by penelopesire
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To: penelopesire

Maybe Zer0 could double tap him.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 12:24:12 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: penelopesire
"Obama to tap Werfel..."

I hope he's got some KY Jelly for that!

3 posted on 05/16/2013 12:24:52 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: penelopesire

I thought it would be Charlie Rangel


4 posted on 05/16/2013 12:24:58 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: penelopesire

I thought it was the IRS that was tapping AP sources ....


5 posted on 05/16/2013 12:25:38 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll defend your rights?)
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To: penelopesire

Not to be confused with former UF Great, Danny Wuerffel.


6 posted on 05/16/2013 12:25:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

The LIV will not know the difference.


7 posted on 05/16/2013 12:26:59 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: penelopesire

Putting a WH lacky in charge


Yep. All the President’s Men. Haven’t we seen this movie before?


8 posted on 05/16/2013 12:27:20 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: penelopesire

RINOs will vigorously protest by writing a kind-hearted memo to Zero.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Paladin2

He is a lawyer and so the fix is truly in...this IRS head won’t be stupid enough to get caught ripping up the constitution and persecuting conservatives.


10 posted on 05/16/2013 12:29:18 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

He can always claim ignorance of the details of what the “little” people under him are/were doing.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 12:30:44 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: penelopesire

A different commissar, tis all.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 12:30:54 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: penelopesire
Werfel is the one who said, just before the election, that gov't contractors did not need to comply with layoff notification rules.
13 posted on 05/16/2013 12:32:25 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: penelopesire

Does he have to be confirmed?


14 posted on 05/16/2013 12:34:19 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Forbidding unions from ‘organizing’ the federal employees would be a good start, if the lying sonofabitch actually wanted to fix the problem. In reality, the ones who put this post turtle up on his perch don’t want this very devious emans tothreaten and control Ameircans to go away. Google Aaron Russo and his 2 hour plus video on the Income tax and the world rulers actually running the nations.


15 posted on 05/16/2013 12:35:17 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: penelopesire
"Putting a WH lacky in charge"

Sure sounds like it. It sounds like he was part of developing and implementing Obama's "feel the pain of the sequester" project. And he served as an attorney in the Justice's civil rights division, which if during Obama's first term, means he was on board with the reverse discrimination policies.

16 posted on 05/16/2013 12:35:50 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Cowboy Bob

I think so and the thinking seems to be since he was already confirmed once, he will sail through Congress.

Congress should put an indefinite hold on him until we get a special prosecutor for the IRS investigation...but they won’t.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 12:38:28 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire
And a mighty fine deck chair it is.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 12:39:43 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: DannyTN

Thanks for the info! He sounds like a real ‘team’ player....the traitor team.


19 posted on 05/16/2013 12:40:13 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire
If the IRS has no head, won’t that slow down the implementation of ObamaCare? If so, I’ll be very disappointed if someone doesn’t put a hold on the nomination!
20 posted on 05/16/2013 12:41:25 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: dfwgator
When I saw the name I just knew some Gator would make this comment!
21 posted on 05/16/2013 12:43:05 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle (Hil)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Werfel will be tasked to not get caught.


22 posted on 05/16/2013 12:44:32 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: a fool in paradise

I expect that it would help if you put it over there... somewhere.


23 posted on 05/16/2013 12:44:35 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Cyman

How about that other towering intellect, Hank Johnson?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxF4AmsgaYE

Of course we all know he is just using this as a metaphor.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 12:48:07 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: penelopesire
werfel
25 posted on 05/16/2013 1:03:20 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: penelopesire

Obamas known for “temporary service” when it can be used in his favor.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 1:04:01 PM PDT by caww
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To: dfwgator

Danny Wuerffel would do a heckuva lot better job. He’s as honest as the day is long.


27 posted on 05/16/2013 1:12:30 PM PDT by cdga5for4
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To: penelopesire; All

I guess Obama didn’t like Terry Dean, either....took Werfel instead....

(Ol’ Gator/SEC joke)


28 posted on 05/16/2013 1:16:45 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Paine in the Neck
"Werfel is the one who said, just before the election, that gov't contractors did not need to comply with layoff notification rules."

Just another government flack with contempt for the law. This is not going to fly.

Maybe Obama doesn't know any honest people.

29 posted on 05/16/2013 1:18:58 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: penelopesire

if this author were a true journalist he would’ve known what Fox News reported almost immediately last night after the supposed firing of the acting commish were announced, that Steven Millers appointment as acting commish was expiring in June anyway, which makes this a red herring firing!


30 posted on 05/16/2013 1:20:05 PM PDT by uncitizen (Drip drip drip)
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To: penelopesire

Daniel Werfel, Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management, Office of Management and Budget

31 posted on 05/16/2013 1:24:14 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

This one has Jack Lew’s fingerprints all over it.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 1:33:49 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: uncitizen

Yep! Bump for truth!


33 posted on 05/16/2013 1:43:35 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: kcvl

Look like an ahole.


34 posted on 05/16/2013 1:44:11 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire
Werfel will replace Steven Miller, ousted Wednesday amid revelations that the IRS improperly singled out conservative groups for special scrutiny.

Boston.com needs to get with it. Miller didn't get ousted. He voluntarily resigned as his temporary job was soon ending.

"It is with regret that I will be departing from the IRS as my acting assignment ends in early June," Miller said in an internal message that was released by the IRS.

35 posted on 05/16/2013 2:17:07 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: penelopesire

Idiot reporters can’t even frame questions correctly.... here is what they needed to say...

“Mr. President you and some Democrats have labled the Congressional inquiries into the terror attack on Benghazi as a political side show, in order to avoid any inpropriety of a political nature won’t you call on the AG to use a Special Prosecutor for the IRS and the AP Scandals?


36 posted on 05/16/2013 2:38:53 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Remember America "The FIsh Rots From the Head Down")
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To: penelopesire

That’s SOP. Clinton put his political cronies in earlier and then switched as the scandals came to light. Little will be done, some may go to jail, but the real action is winning in 2014 and again in 2016. We need to control all three branches in 2016 - SCOTUS appointments!


37 posted on 05/16/2013 3:08:36 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: penelopesire
Obama will appoint good friend and White House budget officer Daniel Werfel to head IRS.

Obama told CNN:

"You see, the IRS is an independent enforcement agency"

38 posted on 05/16/2013 4:09:24 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: DannyTN

39 posted on 05/16/2013 4:28:52 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: penelopesire
.... They must keep the Beast alive at all costs ...  photo ObamaCare_zps10e46c91.jpg
40 posted on 05/16/2013 5:54:14 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: R_Kangel

Love it!! Gonna tweet it right now!


41 posted on 05/16/2013 5:56:10 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: Paine in the Neck

. “Despite DOL’s guidance, some contractors have indicated they are still considering issuing WARN Act notices, and some have inquired about whether federal contracting agencies would cover WARN Act-related costs in connection with the potential sequestration,” says Daniel Werfel, controller for the Office of Federal Financial Management and Joseph Jordan, administrator for federal procurement policy, in the memo. http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_10_01_2012_p0-501519.xml


42 posted on 05/16/2013 5:59:14 PM PDT by EBH (Warning this person is a Catholic, Tea Party Patriot, and owns a copy of Atlas Shurgged)
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To: dfwgator

That’s when I did a WTH when I heard the name mentioned on the radio.....like, NO WAY


43 posted on 05/16/2013 6:33:15 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Paine in the Neck

Tremendous find. Attaboy.


44 posted on 05/16/2013 6:36:11 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: penelopesire
Let me guess....$750K in arrears to the IRS until a week ago when a settlement in compromise of $2,000 was reached.
45 posted on 05/16/2013 7:44:02 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Paine in the Neck

yep, what a crazy world


46 posted on 05/17/2013 1:56:54 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: penelopesire

Who gives a rats ass?....different person - same agenda!


47 posted on 05/17/2013 7:06:01 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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