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Trey Gowdy Goes Off on IRS Commish for Claiming No Criminal Actions at IRS...
The Blaze ^

Posted on 06/23/2014 8:35:56 PM PDT by TigerClaws

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) late Monday criticized IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for claiming there’s no evidence of criminal misconduct at the IRS over the targeting scandal, even though he hasn’t bothered to examine the criminal code.

“You have already said multiple times today that there was no evidence that you found of any criminal wrongdoing,” Gowdy said. “I want you to tell me what criminal statutes you’ve evaluated.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gowdy; irs; treygowdy
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1 posted on 06/23/2014 8:35:56 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

It was awesome...


2 posted on 06/23/2014 8:37:59 PM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: TigerClaws
Kabuki, thy name is GOP. Do something about it, guys. We know that there has been criminal activity here.
3 posted on 06/23/2014 8:39:08 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: TigerClaws

“So that’s Jay Carney and the president both inserting themselves into the IRS scandal,” Gowdy said. “And you want to blame us for bringing the White house into it?”


4 posted on 06/23/2014 8:39:15 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: TigerClaws
I watched it as it happened. Gowdy destroyed him.

One of the best parts of the meeting was when Issa cut the mike of the democRAT scum defending Koskinen.

5 posted on 06/23/2014 8:40:06 PM PDT by South40 ([Hillary Clinton was a] "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: TigerClaws

Vid also here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avfm2urqdHM


6 posted on 06/23/2014 8:42:47 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: TigerClaws

Oh boy, he’s going to absolutely shred some folks in the Benghazi hearings.


7 posted on 06/23/2014 8:45:01 PM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: TigerClaws

They’re like cats playing with a mouse, fun to watch but in the end it’s going to get away.


8 posted on 06/23/2014 8:45:21 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: TigerClaws

I wonder what percentage of IRS employees during the time Lois lost hers?

Did any other IRS employees lose theirs too or was it just the one that pleaded the 5th?

If she is just one in 91,000, that would make you go huuuummmm.......


9 posted on 06/23/2014 8:45:47 PM PDT by boycott
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To: South40

“One of the best parts of the meeting was when Issa cut the mike of the democRAT scum defending Koskinen.”

The Democrats fawning over this IRS hack is something I can’t fathom. Do they really think that showing their unwavering support of IRS thuggery is going to win them votes in the midterms?

Maybe I shouldn’t say anything...


10 posted on 06/23/2014 8:45:51 PM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: TigerClaws

Something was said about having all her emails on tape but it was too complicated to retrieve them.


11 posted on 06/23/2014 8:47:06 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: TigerClaws

I watched it LIVE!It was GREAT!!You could tell which of The DemonRats are running tight-races by their questions.Some of them Actually wanted The TRUTH!!!As for Cummings,he kept sounding like he wanted to give “The Commish”a”LEWINSKY”!!!!!


12 posted on 06/23/2014 8:47:33 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: TigerClaws

It bothers me how Koskinen is not at all worried. Kind of like watching Michael testify in The Godfather. Like he’s protected.


13 posted on 06/23/2014 8:48:09 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny

Why would he be worried?

How many scandals and hearings have we been through in 6 years and nobody was ever held to account for anything. WHy would it be any different this time?


14 posted on 06/23/2014 8:48:59 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Junk Silver

When one’s enemy is in the process of destroying themselves, GET OUT OF THE WAY!


15 posted on 06/23/2014 8:49:35 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: BreezyDog

Elisha Cummings wanted “The Commish”put in for”SaintHood”(after he gave him a Lewinsky)!!!!!!!!!!!!


16 posted on 06/23/2014 8:50:12 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Ray76

“NAILED IT”!!!!!!!!Not A Smidgen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


17 posted on 06/23/2014 8:50:59 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: TigerClaws

Trey Gowdy was outstanding!


18 posted on 06/23/2014 8:51:10 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Major Matt Mason

I agree. Gowdy kind of seems like one of the good guys, but I saw grandstanding there. There needs to be a trial. There needs to be prosecution. People need to be in jail.

I say again: I saw grandstanding. Nobody is DOING anything.


19 posted on 06/23/2014 8:51:22 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Kenny

He is. And you could see him plotting his retaliation as he sat there smirking.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 8:51:53 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Ray76
Mr. Gowdy put the wood to the IRS stooge.
And Mr. Trey Gowdy laid the groundwork for the ‘spoliation of evidence’ as a charge and as legitimate basis for drawing a conclusion of guilt based upon spoliation.
Everyone now sees that evidence was clearly destroyed or tampered with.
The legs on the Obama impeachment are growing.
Then again, if the Supreme Court rules for Mr. Obama in the NLRB case, Mr. Obama could simply put Congress into recess for several years until all this blows over.
TWB
21 posted on 06/23/2014 8:52:07 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (a)
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To: TigerClaws

video link?


22 posted on 06/23/2014 8:52:27 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Inherent contempt. They refuse to fully utilize it. That is all on the GOP.


23 posted on 06/23/2014 8:52:42 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Kenny

“It bothers me how Koskinen is not at all worried. Kind of like watching Michael testify in The Godfather. Like he’s protected.”

Me too. I’m hoping the November elections ease some of our pain.


24 posted on 06/23/2014 8:52:49 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: TigerClaws

Vocabulary phrase of the day “Spoliation of evidence.’


25 posted on 06/23/2014 8:52:49 PM PDT by Lawdoc (My dad married my aunt, so now my cousins are my brothers. Go figure.)
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To: Junk Silver

Their running block is the tell.


26 posted on 06/23/2014 8:54:01 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: ClearCase_guy

So...where is the Special Prosecuter? Kabuki so far.


27 posted on 06/23/2014 8:54:06 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: GeronL
How many scandals and hearings have we been through in 6 years and nobody was ever held to account for anything. Why would it be any different this time?

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.)

28 posted on 06/23/2014 8:55:44 PM PDT by Kenny
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To: TigerClaws

It’s just water off a IRS Hack.


29 posted on 06/23/2014 8:57:09 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ( Laughter is the best medicine, unless you have diarrhea.)
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To: Major Matt Mason
Kabuki, thy name is GOP. Do something about it, guys. We know that there has been criminal activity here.

They are questioning these witnesses under oath so if evidence turns up (or they already have it and are saving it for the right moment), they can hang a charge of perjury over the witness's heads and see if that makes them more cooperative. Little by little they exploit the cracks in the administrations stonewall until the bring it all down.

30 posted on 06/23/2014 8:57:35 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: TigerClaws

After watching Trey Gowdy “question” John Koskinen, I thought of two John Wayne’s movie lines. “Sink Spurs” and “fill your hands, you SOB”.
Gowdy gets my ten votes for what ever post he wants!
Trey is pulling a Roddy Piper;
“About I’m here to kick ass and chew bubblegum and I’m all out of bubblegum”.


31 posted on 06/23/2014 9:03:05 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: oldbrowser

This is the GOP. they have a history of their supporters believing that such is the case only to then cave, choke and otherwise return the hammer of great and mighty justice to Home depot for a ‘partial’ refund rather than use it.

Since no investigation thusfar has done anything other than protect democrats from jail and act as a pressure relief valve for angry conservatives I have little faith in some cunning plan afoot.


32 posted on 06/23/2014 9:04:17 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: GOYAKLA

Rowdy Roddy Piper! Yeah, that’s good.
Put the wood to ‘em ‘Rowdy Gowdy’!
I think we just dubbed him, GOYAKLA.


33 posted on 06/23/2014 9:06:44 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: TigerClaws
Gowdy is like a good movie, worth watching the vid several times to pick up little parts that didn't register the first time around.
Watched it three times so far.

The guy is awesome and has the mental ability to adapt quickly on the fly, with no hesitation, when the IRS mope screwed up.

The IRS mope didn't have a chance.

34 posted on 06/23/2014 9:09:41 PM PDT by The Cajun (tea party!!!, Sarah Palin, Mark Levin, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Louie Gohmert......Nuff said.)
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To: tumblindice

Great!
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http://www.anagrammer.com/anagrammer/


35 posted on 06/23/2014 9:25:05 PM PDT by GOYAKLA (Waiting for the Golden Screw to be removed from Obama's navel and his a$$ falls off!)
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To: TigerClaws

They had her emails on tape but it was too complicated to retrieve them, but they didn’t try to either (that K-man knows of)

Jazon Chaffetz starts at about 1:50:00.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?320097-1/irs-targeting-investigation


36 posted on 06/23/2014 9:25:43 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Kenny

It bothers me how Koskinen is not at all worried.
___________________________________________________________

He reminds me of George Costanza’s boss-Kruger-I was waiting for him to pull out a flask.


37 posted on 06/23/2014 10:00:09 PM PDT by o-n-money (ned)
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To: TWhiteBear

I hope you’re onto something..I was wondering where he was going with the line of questioning but makes sense if they’re building a case based on spoliation of evidence. He clearly had Gollum spinning, go Gowdy!


38 posted on 06/23/2014 10:19:37 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: TigerClaws

4ltr


39 posted on 06/23/2014 10:51:30 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: Norm Lenhart

Norm, settle your little conscience. They’ll turn up another Ross Perot for you to vote for so you don’t have to vote for Gowdy or Cruz, or whomever the hapless republican party puts up. Cuz a vote from the conscience of all you Lenharts means you won’t have to feel icky as they roll Hillary up to the podium to burn her hand on the bible in front of the Chief Justice.

And you’ll be able to self-righteously know in your pea-pickin’ heart that it was those OTHER people that elected Dear Hillary. Not lil’ brave Norm and his other enablers, no sir, they voted their conscience!

So settle down. You won’t have to vote for Obama ever again, like you (and the rest of you conscientious pharisees) did the last two elections


40 posted on 06/23/2014 11:17:56 PM PDT by Husker8877
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To: boycott

You must have missed it. There are 6 other high level officials involved in this at the IRS and elsewhere that had their computers crash and all emails were lost. Gosh! What are the odds?


41 posted on 06/23/2014 11:29:21 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: boycott

http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2014/06/17/IRS-Claims-Six-More-Computer-Crashes-Led-Lost-Emails


42 posted on 06/23/2014 11:36:21 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: Husker8877; Finny; BlackElk

you lesser evil fans ought to have figured out by now that you are wasting your time ‘shaming’ me/ I mean come on. Is it not obvious by now that I think less of your opinion than I do the liberals?

I mean I get that MENSA tests aren’t your Forte and all but cone on. I am trying to give you SOME credit for rational thought but you make it so hard...

Wait. I’ll be honest with you. That’s not really true at all. To me, you are liberals. Actual ones like on DU with which you share situational ethics. I think your actions attacking people for voting for conservatives show that. See, your babble about conservatives on a conservative website refusing to vote for liberal abortion loving, military gaying, gun grabbing conservative shredding libs somehow being bad just reinforces my belief with actual proof. Because only someone so thoroughly lacking in ethics as a liberal would think getting on a conservative website and slam conservatives for ...I dunno...being conservative perhaps?


43 posted on 06/24/2014 12:05:35 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: TigerClaws

Koskinen is so damned arrogant. All of the democrats KNOW they can get away with anything. I don’t know why they don’t stop the dog and pony shows and just admit they’re all powerful and the republicans are worthless.


44 posted on 06/24/2014 12:49:16 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Well, they have the press on their side, which really does count for something. As a teenager I was politically inclined (voted for Ronald Reagan in my very first vote—1976 primary election versus then President Ford), and watched the Watergate hearings and media round table talk...

So this morning I am looking through all the big driveby media sites linked on Drudge... They are burying this folks!

They had top stories as follows, ABC News: Hops Like a Frog, Walks Like a Gorilla: Meet Pig the Dog; Anna Paquin’s True Blood hookups; CBS News: World Cup TV Ratings off the chart, CNN: Downward Spiral: Inside the case against Aaron Hernandez, and NBC News: Rebekah Brooks Cleared in Murdoch Phone Hacking Trial.

These are the top stories this morning. You have to really dig to find the IRS story, and the when you do find it, there’s nothing about Gowdy’s comments at all.

I can’t help but think how this would be reported if it happened during a Republicans administration and by an IRS who ADMITTED (as they already did about this scandal) they targeted liberal groups, and the Republican president asserting that there was no scandal, that the democrats were making it up, and that his administration will cooperated with Congress 100%.

Without the press reporting on it, the masses of people out there just won’t know.

I think IF word gets out though, this could crush the democrats. That is why they have to work so hard to downplay and distract. The press is full on part of it.


45 posted on 06/24/2014 5:56:18 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: Eagles6

You must have missed it. There are 6 other high level officials involved in this at the IRS and elsewhere that had their computers crash and all emails were lost. Gosh! What are the odds?


I did miss it.

The IRS allows scanned copies of receipts. This is how I now keep my records. I wonder if they would allow me the “my computer crashed” excuse?


46 posted on 06/24/2014 7:12:07 AM PDT by boycott
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To: Eagles6

They should bring in the tech person to confirm that the computer crashed.


47 posted on 06/24/2014 7:16:09 AM PDT by boycott
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To: ClearCase_guy; GeronL

Must agree with you both. With complete and total disgust, that is.

Some say this will all lead to impeachment. Yeah, fine, whatever. But in the meantime there are dozens of other criminals who need to be in jail!


48 posted on 06/24/2014 7:22:43 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: ogen hal

For there to be a special prosecutor, Obama and the Senate have to agree to it. The best that the House can do is bring public attention to it.


49 posted on 06/24/2014 9:42:57 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: boycott

Uhh...No!


50 posted on 06/24/2014 12:58:44 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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