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Cummings: Unnamed ‘conservative Republican’ behind IRS abuse
Daily Caller ^ | 6/11/13 | Patrick Howley

Posted on 06/11/2013 2:54:34 PM PDT by Nachum

Rep. Elijah Cummings has yet to reveal the name of the “conservative Republican” IRS agent he claims started the agency’s improper targeting of conservative groups, despite evidence that the targeting was overseen by a registered Democrat working out of Washington, D.C.

Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland and the top Democrat on the House oversight committee, claimed this week that an unnamed Republican manager in the IRS’s Cincinnati office started the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, and that “the case is solved” with no evidence of White House wrongdoing.

Cummings claimed in a letter to Republican Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa, dated June 9, that his staff had interviewed a “conservative Republican” manager from the IRS’ Cincinnati office who took the blame for the improper targeting.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Maryland; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: cincinnati; cummings; elijahcummings; gettherope; impeachnow; irs; loislerner; maryland; ohio
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1 posted on 06/11/2013 2:54:34 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 06/11/2013 2:55:11 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Why did Lerner take the fifth, if this is the case?


3 posted on 06/11/2013 2:56:13 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (Hello OWS? We don't need a revolution like China's; China needs a revolution like OURS.)
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To: Nachum

Coverup Cummings speaks again


4 posted on 06/11/2013 2:56:42 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Nachum

A “conservative republican” IRS manager ought to be very easy to locate even without the city being named.


5 posted on 06/11/2013 2:57:03 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Nachum

Just another attempt at distraction. Since he is claiming that it was a conservative Republican, you can bet your last dollar it was a liberal Democrat.


6 posted on 06/11/2013 2:57:24 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: gorush

Like all those liberal Groups targeted by the IRS


7 posted on 06/11/2013 2:58:33 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Nachum
I'm sure this self described conservative Republican who is so eager to shoulder all the blame for the IRS abuses of power is going to be equally eager to spend thirty years of hard time in the Federal Penitentiary.

Right

8 posted on 06/11/2013 3:02:34 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Nachum
Wa'choo talkin bout Willis?

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9 posted on 06/11/2013 3:02:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: molson209

“Coverup Cummings” he just ain’t right in the haid! Know whut I mean?


10 posted on 06/11/2013 3:02:38 PM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: rhubarbk

Or should I of said “see what I’m sayin’


11 posted on 06/11/2013 3:03:57 PM PDT by rhubarbk (It's official, I'm suffering from Obama fatigue!)
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To: Nachum

Nothing he says is worth listening to.


12 posted on 06/11/2013 3:04:01 PM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: Nachum

Elijah “Mohammed” Cummings likes to sling his poop.


13 posted on 06/11/2013 3:04:08 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Nachum

I don’t care if it’s a republican, democrat, independent or Peter Pan.

If they did it they should go to jail at the very least. I’d prefer hanging the bastards but that’s just me.


14 posted on 06/11/2013 3:04:43 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL!


15 posted on 06/11/2013 3:04:45 PM PDT by Errant
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To: cripplecreek

‘You can’t fix stupid, but you can sure as shit elect it..’


16 posted on 06/11/2013 3:07:31 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: Nachum

When in trouble, lay down a smoke-screen and muddy the water......


17 posted on 06/11/2013 3:10:12 PM PDT by expat2
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To: F15Eagle

Affimative action in action!
I think he has two sisters and 3 cousins!


19 posted on 06/11/2013 3:13:08 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Nachum

Hmmmm.....sounds very similar to the claim by Rep Cleaver that he was spat upon by Tea Party protesters. That *evidence* never did surface.


20 posted on 06/11/2013 3:13:38 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Nachum; Revolting cat!

Jack McCain after the “hobbits?”


21 posted on 06/11/2013 3:13:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Nachum

like a cornered rat....


22 posted on 06/11/2013 3:15:26 PM PDT by llevrok (Joe Biden is the Fredo Corleone of the Obama crime family.)
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To: molson209
Is this the clown that claimed he was spat upon when the ‘Rats marched through the TEA party rally in DC?

He's still lookin for that guy too?

23 posted on 06/11/2013 3:15:43 PM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: cripplecreek
He has the same beady eye look in his eye as ...


24 posted on 06/11/2013 3:17:13 PM PDT by llevrok (Joe Biden is the Fredo Corleone of the Obama crime family.)
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The #ing Pubbies are loving the hyped NSA scandal. Nothing else to worry about now that Summer vacation is here. Scumbags.


25 posted on 06/11/2013 3:19:31 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Nachum

Personally I do not think it matters which party affiliation the person has. It is the action taken that is under question.

Bottom line who gave the order to target one segment of the population while allowing another to skate?

Americans have traditionally have had a higher compliance rate when it comes to taxes then other industrial nations. That is because for the most part Americans have trusted their government.

In just a few short years Liberal Democrats have eroded that trust. Americans can no longer trust their government to be impartial.

I do not believe the Democrats fully understand the slippery slope they have pushed the nation down.


26 posted on 06/11/2013 3:19:34 PM PDT by CIB-173RDABN (California does not have a money problem, it has a spending problem.)
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To: Nachum

Must be the same guy who told Harry Reid that Romney didn’t pay his taxes.


27 posted on 06/11/2013 3:19:42 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Nachum

Usually the Dems have NO PROBLEM naming a Republican.


28 posted on 06/11/2013 3:27:06 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: rhubarbk; mickie; flaglady47; Maine Mariner; Bob Ireland; surfer; Chigirl 26; seekthetruth; ...
I watched and listened every time Cummings opened his mouth during the hearings.

The man is an embarrassment to government at any level. He's under-educated, not even street-smart....and the neurons in his brain certainly don't function properly in sparking coherent speech and dot-connection.

He doesn't appear to have early onset of dementia, but as you inferred correctly in your post, he certainly is barely functioning with minimal intelligence and a smattering of cognitive dissonance.

Mix that with the clinging of a discontented dullard to a leader and a cult like Obama and the Democrats, you have a useless partisan hack taking up space and oxygen in any place where he occupies a niche.

As far as being an elected member of the exalted U.S. House...and of being minority chair of an important Committee, he's a prime example of that old saying, "Shiite floats".

Leni

29 posted on 06/11/2013 3:27:29 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Nachum

Right. Bush. Cheney. Koch Brothers.


30 posted on 06/11/2013 3:27:55 PM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: Nachum

Notice the first sentence under the article link - he declined to release the transcript publicly, but posted a full transcript on the Dem Oversight website.

IRS targeting linked to Republican staffer

http://www.toledoblade.com/Politics/2013/06/10/IRS-targeting-linked-to-Republican-staffer.html

Mr. Cummings declined to release the full transcript of the interview he posted on Democrats’ oversight Web site.

It was an unidentified Cincinnati IRS worker who reported to the manager, identified as John Shafer by committee aides, who identified the first Tea Party case.

Snip
Another Cincinnati screener who worked for Mr. Shafer, Gary Muthert, indicated in committee interviews released in part by Mr. Issa, that “Washington wanted some cases,” to review.


31 posted on 06/11/2013 3:32:56 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: tips up

Yeah.... tell us who the republican is. We’ll decide if he’s conservative or not. I mean we have his phone and internet records, right?


32 posted on 06/11/2013 3:33:39 PM PDT by txhurl (RNC 'voter suppression': attempting to limit each voter to ONE vote!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Cunnings isnt know for his intellectual honesty .
Just nore obfiscation ..


33 posted on 06/11/2013 3:34:00 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply donÂ’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

With all the check and counter checks, it just doesn’t make sense.
Obviously , it comes from somewhere in WQashington..

Whoever it is .. , several folks need to go to jail !


34 posted on 06/11/2013 3:36:23 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply donÂ’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: F15Eagle

“Guess the Sun rises in the West, these days.”

I s’pose, if you are standing on your head.


35 posted on 06/11/2013 3:36:51 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum

Somebody could have great sport with Cummings by playing “20 questions” with him. He is probably naive enough to bite. That is, for example:

“Is this ‘conservative Republican’ a young black woman?”


36 posted on 06/11/2013 3:37:22 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Nachum

EC = Dim bulb


38 posted on 06/11/2013 3:42:19 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Nachum

I think Cummings has capsized.


39 posted on 06/11/2013 3:42:41 PM PDT by Paladin2 (;-))
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To: Nachum

IRS Controversy - Source: Agency Replaces Another Manager - “Where is Holly Paz” - Megyn Kelly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0NWWKvRzOM

Fifth Washington-Based IRS Worker Goes

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/350621/fifth-washington-based-irs-worker-goes-eliana-johnson


40 posted on 06/11/2013 3:43:00 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Nachum

Obama is a conservative Republican now?


41 posted on 06/11/2013 3:43:46 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Nachum

Hey the dude might be right on target. It would not be hard to see anti T Party folks such as McCain or Grahame behind the effort to destroy the T Party.


42 posted on 06/11/2013 3:46:56 PM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Nachum

This guy is a Muslim.


43 posted on 06/11/2013 3:48:39 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

He is a pretend muslim. Not a real one.


44 posted on 06/11/2013 3:51:40 PM PDT by sport
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To: molson209

It leads all the way to to The White House as well as Obama’s re-election campaign...


45 posted on 06/11/2013 3:52:29 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: cripplecreek
He reminds me of a Shar-Pei my shar pei photo continue063.jpg
46 posted on 06/11/2013 3:57:52 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Nachum

Cummings is the poster boy for what’s wrong with liberal Black politicians. He is extremely stupid and a shameless liar. Utterly contemptible.


47 posted on 06/11/2013 3:58:18 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Nachum
I keep hearing these childish leftists bleating how, "It was Bush's fault, because he installed the director who was at the helm while the abuses took place."

What they fail to mention is the fact that Bush was being "bi-partisan," appointing someone with completely different political leanings.

Unlike Barky, who only installs political hacks and thugs who do their master's bidding without direction, to destroy anyone he sees as his enemy, which turns out to be much of America, at least the productive part.

Mark

48 posted on 06/11/2013 3:59:59 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Nachum

What is Cummings’ explanation for a conservative Republican targeting conservative groups? The guy is a wacko. A couple of years ago there was the myth of Tea Party activists spitting on black congressmen - well, I WOULD spit on this guy. The lying creep deserves it.


49 posted on 06/11/2013 4:00:54 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: MinuteGal

Regarding your comments on Cummings - mega ditto. The guy comes across as a slack-jawed moron, and a shameless liar on top of it.


50 posted on 06/11/2013 4:03:13 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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