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Trey Gowdy OWNS IRS Commissioner John Koskinen at irs targeting hearing
www.youtube.com ^ | Jun 23, 2014 | Jim Browski 2.0

Posted on 06/23/2014 8:46:01 PM PDT by FR_addict

"Trey Gowdy OWNS Irs Commissioner John Koskinen at irs targeting hearing.

Trey Gowdy vs Irs Commissioner. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testifies before the House Oversight and Government. Trey Gowdy relentlessly hammered IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on the missing IRS emails and on how Koskinen hasn't personally seen evidence of criminal wrongdoing at the IRS, which Gowdy found particularly outrageous because Koskinen hasn't read the relevant criminal statutes."

Gowdy lectured Koskinen on the "negative inference" drawn by the inability of the IRS to retrieve these emails, and said if a taxpayer is being prosecuted by the IRS a jury would look on them with more than a little suspicion.

He pressed Koskinen on how he knows there was no criminal wrongdoing. At one point, Koskinen exasperatedly said he's relying on "common sense," at which point Gowdy went off and lectured him, shouting, "You don't have any idea of criminal wrongdoing or not!"

When Koskinen dismissed the idea of a "conspiracy" Republicans have thought up, Gowdy shouted, "You're repeating a talking point by our colleagues on the other side!"

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gowdy; irs
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Trey Gowdy did a great job with the IRS Commissioner.
1 posted on 06/23/2014 8:46:01 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: FR_addict

Barry’s commissar is in over his head. The boy gotta go.


2 posted on 06/23/2014 8:48:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: FR_addict

Trey Gowdy is all out of bubble gum


3 posted on 06/23/2014 8:49:19 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: FR_addict

he beat that liar up


4 posted on 06/23/2014 8:53:13 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: FR_addict

Anybody has any idea if Koskinen pays taxes?

And if not, anyone going to challenge him on that?


5 posted on 06/23/2014 8:55:24 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: FR_addict
Ping me when someone actually gets new accommodations with a bunk and stainless steel toilet.
6 posted on 06/23/2014 8:55:49 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: FR_addict

Only reason I watched the hearing was to see Gowdy take out after this petulant, arrogant man Koskinon or what ever it is - well worth the wait - that Koskinon was an official in the Clinton administration tells me all I have to know about him......


7 posted on 06/23/2014 8:56:00 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: FR_addict

Yes he did.


8 posted on 06/23/2014 8:56:16 PM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: FR_addict

They need to replay excerpts from that all day long on the news. Well of course the MSM won’t report it.

Might make for some good political ads in 2014 and 2016.


9 posted on 06/23/2014 8:56:29 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: Steven Tyler

“Trey Gowdy is all out of bubble gum”
...heh heh heh. I had to look that up. Very good.


10 posted on 06/23/2014 8:56:45 PM PDT by freeagle
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To: FR_addict

This IRS commissioner and that smirk on his face . .. I’d like to be first in line to wipe it off his face . . . what a jerk . . .


11 posted on 06/23/2014 8:58:09 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: FR_addict

Yeah, whatever.

Unless and until someone A) gets demoted B) gets fired C) gets charged with criminal violations of the law D) goes to jail — what difference does it make whether Gowdy “owns” him?

Failure to obey the law, follow the law, violate the law - call it whatever you want to but the IRS did it and they think it’s big joke. Tell me, other than getting a stern talking-to by Trey Gowdy which of the A, B, C, or D above is going to happen to this guy? Koskinen will go home, keep his cushy job and pension, and will just have to live with the fact that Darrel Issa doesn’t like him very much.


12 posted on 06/23/2014 8:58:13 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: FR_addict

Bravo Mr. Gowdy!


13 posted on 06/23/2014 8:58:48 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: bigbob

Exactly. It would take much more money to fire him than I it would to just give him his pension and let him go.


14 posted on 06/23/2014 8:59:45 PM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles (Remember, you can't spell "progressive" without "SS".)
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To: FR_addict
.... I hope Mr. Trey Gowdy is prepared for the "... It was the Republicans FORCING the Budget sequestration on us that neccessitated the canceling of the Sonasoft backup contract" defense!
15 posted on 06/23/2014 9:00:33 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: FR_addict

Well, yeah, this schmuck can say “there is no conspiracy,” and he has “not seen any evidence in the e-mails recovered from Treasury” - BECAUSE THE IRS GOONS DESTROYED (”lost”) ALL THE INCRIMINATING E-MAILS that would prove such a conspiracy! I hope Gowdy rips this jerk’s balls off and boils them in oil.


16 posted on 06/23/2014 9:01:23 PM PDT by WTFOVR (I find myself exclaiming that expression quite often these days!)
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To: FR_addict

If it didn’t make the Alphabet Network Evening News shows, The Daily Show, or was mocked by the Late-Night Comics, it simply doesn’t matter, it’s like it never happened at all.

The vast majority of the Sheeple will never know about it.


17 posted on 06/23/2014 9:01:25 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: FR_addict

Very good. The RATS were not in the room again.....losers.


18 posted on 06/23/2014 9:02:33 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Is he the next presidential candidate?


19 posted on 06/23/2014 9:03:03 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: FR_addict

its all show for the media.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 9:03:33 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Steven Tyler
Echoed in Dazed and Confused by character Clint:

"I only came here to do two things tonight: drink some beer and kick some ass. Looks like we're almost out of beer."


21 posted on 06/23/2014 9:04:06 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FR_addict

That’s as good as it gets. Trey will be President some day.


22 posted on 06/23/2014 9:04:15 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: FR_addict
I feel Gowdy has been blessed in these days.

He may be the only one with the (loud) cajones to stand up...

23 posted on 06/23/2014 9:04:19 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: tcrlaf
Did somebody say Sheeple?

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24 posted on 06/23/2014 9:04:28 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Mr. Gowdy was laying a basis for charge of high crimes based upon spoliation of evidence.
Some of the Dems gave pretty lukewarm kinda support to Koskinen. Getting scared about election...er..reelection time.
TWB
25 posted on 06/23/2014 9:05:22 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (a)
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To: FR_addict

That smirking SOB at the IRS makes me sick. Democrat tool.

The absolute contempt these miserable bureaucrats have for the American people fully illustrates how out of control the bureaucracy is. They think they answer to no one.


26 posted on 06/23/2014 9:10:12 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: FR_addict

Trey Gowdy said: “It is time for Special Council, Mister Chairman.”

If Chairman Issa does not also call for Special Council, then what would Issa be trying to cover up?


27 posted on 06/23/2014 9:11:38 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: FR_addict

Did anyone ask the commissioner why Lerner took the fifth if there is nothing to hide? I’d love to see him stammer thru that one.


28 posted on 06/23/2014 9:11:55 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: FR_addict

First POTUS candidate who says he will appoint Trey Gowdy
to the AG post will get my serious consideration.


29 posted on 06/23/2014 9:14:24 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: freeagle

Enjoy the cult favorite
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jPG_JEyt-M


30 posted on 06/23/2014 9:15:21 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: FlJoePa

From the cult favorite “They Live” with Rowdy Roddy Piper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jPG_JEyt-M


31 posted on 06/23/2014 9:16:08 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: FR_addict

If I’m ever empaneled on a federal court jury to hear a criminal case over taxes, I know right now how I’m going to vote. That agency deserves no standing whatsoever in a court of law.


32 posted on 06/23/2014 9:17:36 PM PDT by DPMD
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To: FR_addict

Is it too soon to say:TREY GOWDY FOR PRESIDENT?


33 posted on 06/23/2014 9:18:29 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: FR_addict

It seems more and more, every day, that they are pushing the public to a breakable point. What their plan(s) are no one knows right now. Hopefully, this ship can be righted, but it isn’t looking too good as long as guys like Boehner, McCarthy and McCain stick around.

But if it’s a fight they want, then they just might get it. If that happens, they might just get a little more than they bargained for….

http://nation.foxnews.com/2013/11/04/american-hunters-–-world’s-largest-army

Toss in a good number of the military, who I’m sure wouldn’t just blindly support any of these fools, especially now. And I don’t think their master plan is going to work out the way they want.


34 posted on 06/23/2014 9:18:31 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: FR_addict
He really skewered Koskinen--or Kuusinen, as I prefer to call him.
35 posted on 06/23/2014 9:18:53 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: FR_addict

Two things: I’ve followed Trey Gowdy’s career since before he got to congress. He is relentless, clever, and annoyingly persistent...knowing just how to unnerve a liar. He’s a good man and the sort that President Obama should be very worried about.

Second, Judy Woodruff vouched for the character of that IRS commissioner on Fox News yesterday. I usually like Woodruff, but this thing just stinks so bad, how could she back that arrogant SOB? I don’t suspect he did anything wrong, but he sure is willing the shovel the poop for Lois Lerner and company.

Finally, if the GOP lost two years of emails, the entire country would come to a stand-still until they were found or someones head rolled. Bottom Line: It’s good to be a Democrat safely tucked into the bosom of the media.


36 posted on 06/23/2014 9:19:33 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: FR_addict

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


37 posted on 06/23/2014 9:23:45 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: Salvation

We wouldn’t want Trey Gowdy to be the President — because he would be perfect as the Attorney General.


38 posted on 06/23/2014 9:25:44 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: jiggyboy
no way. Gowdy as President - we need a bulldog at this point.

Cruz can take AG.

39 posted on 06/23/2014 9:27:52 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: Graewoulf

http://youtu.be/eJukZTtJxFo


40 posted on 06/23/2014 9:31:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: FR_addict

41 posted on 06/23/2014 9:32:42 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Battle Hymn of the Republic

BUMP!


42 posted on 06/23/2014 9:34:11 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: FR_addict

Trey Gowdy is coming across as the House’s most intelligent Rep. He is on my short list (at the top) for the next Republican nominee for President. (I assume he is at least 35 years old.)


43 posted on 06/23/2014 9:39:04 PM PDT by matthew fuller (gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html#se)
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To: FR_addict

Gowdy did a very important service regardless of the sniping that nothing will come of it. He clarified the issue for each and every one who heard him.

We are basically handcuffed. Obama’s Injustice Department is worthless to us. Congress is stymied by the Senate. We’re shouting from our chains.


44 posted on 06/23/2014 9:41:52 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: laplata; Jim Robinson; Texas Fossil; RitaOK; Jane Long; Ann Archy; Aria; BuckeyeTexan; ...

” - - - “ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs. Individuals must surrender their rights to an all-powerful sovereign” - - - “

And to think that we pay Obama to say this crap!

Well, we also pay Speaker Boehner to keep on protecting Obama from Impeachment - - - .


45 posted on 06/23/2014 9:42:17 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Battle Hymn of the Republic

Run him now. Gowdy 16. We can’t wait for his maturation, or coronation. We need him now.


46 posted on 06/23/2014 9:43:22 PM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: bigbob

It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.


47 posted on 06/23/2014 9:43:30 PM PDT by matthew fuller (gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html#se)
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To: Salvation

Seriously, do you have a better candidate in mind?


48 posted on 06/23/2014 9:46:46 PM PDT by matthew fuller (gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html#se)
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To: FR_addict

CRUZ / GOWDY 2016, or another combination of the two.


49 posted on 06/23/2014 9:51:06 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Proud Antiobamunist since 2008...)
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To: Qwackertoo

Wipe it off? I’ll rip it off and shove it up his.....


50 posted on 06/23/2014 9:52:49 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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