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Paul Ryan berates IRS commish over missing emails (VIDEO)
Conservative Intelligence Briefing ^ | June 20 2014 | David Freddoso

Posted on 06/20/2014 2:24:07 PM PDT by PoloSec

During a House Ways and Means Committee hearing earlier today, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen refused to take any responsibility or apologize for his agency’s loss of subpoenaed records in the IRS targeting scandal.

As Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., berates him in the clip below, Koskinen defiantly insists that his agency did nothing wrong in failing to inform Congress months earlier that the records no longer existed.

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1 posted on 06/20/2014 2:24:07 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Trying to gain street cred with conservatives no doubt. Too bad, Ryan. You blew it with Shamnesty. Besides, we already know this guy is a liar. The hard-drives were destroyed by him personally, to cover up his criminal activity. The fact it took until now for someone to say it is a travesty.


2 posted on 06/20/2014 2:25:29 PM PDT by Viennacon (Liberals are like vomit in a lot of ways)
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To: PoloSec

Why didn’t we see this ‘fire’ during his vp run?


3 posted on 06/20/2014 2:26:54 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: Viennacon

It’s a lesser evil. We need more of that. It works so well for America.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 2:28:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PoloSec; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Angry Paul Ryan takes a piece out of the hide of the IRS Commisar at today’s Ways and Means hearing. Video.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


5 posted on 06/20/2014 2:29:22 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: PoloSec

Sorry but “berating” isn’t enough. THROW THE BASTARD PIECES OF LYING FILTH KOSKINEN AND LERNER IN JAIL.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 2:30:02 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: TexasGator
Why didn’t we see this ‘fire’ during his vp run?
Yeah, he really tore up Joe Biden in that debate, didn't he?
7 posted on 06/20/2014 2:36:05 PM PDT by dainbramaged ( 165 grain nosler partition)
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To: PoloSec

So what?


8 posted on 06/20/2014 2:40:54 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: dainbramaged
Yeah, he really tore up Joe Biden in that debate, didn't he?

He was too distracted to do that with Biden laughin' and a grinnin' through it all.

9 posted on 06/20/2014 2:43:54 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: PoloSec

Another puppet show by a RINOs to keep the scandals flowing and the truth obscured...


10 posted on 06/20/2014 2:44:53 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: afraidfortherepublic

No, the IRS commish bared his fangs & said “Screw you, Republicans!”

And the House Dems apologized to him. The one party police state is here.


11 posted on 06/20/2014 2:45:14 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Viennacon

Posturing by Ryan.

Paul Ryan = yet another spokesclown for the NWO-controlled FedGov.

McCain is who Paul Ryan wants to be.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 2:47:24 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: elcid1970

I read elsewhere that Mr. IRS said that he was refusing to turn over to Congress any more information or even information on the supposed search for information because it was being “distorted” by Republicans!

How can he simply refuse to provide information to Congress?


13 posted on 06/20/2014 2:57:34 PM PDT by livius
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To: LyinLibs

Republican Candidates who lost to a Democrat in 2010 or 2012 should file a lawsuit to overturn the election and have another after the Conservative orgs discriminated against are allowed to organize and raise funds. The fact the IRS can’t produce documents works against them and Plaintiffs could win a default or similar decision..


14 posted on 06/20/2014 3:03:08 PM PDT by AndyMeyers
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To: PoloSec

Do Congress people still actually have some sort of duties to perfom other than berating people? ‘Seems that’s what most of them do most of the time.

How about actually “acting” on this otherwise feigned outrage for a change?

Though it seems to me that most of the Congress is in on soetoro’s Treason with him.


15 posted on 06/20/2014 3:16:34 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: livius

And how can an appointed official publically express a partisan opinion that determines his noncompliance?

Now, if the Republicans take over Congress, all bets are off. Of course, they did so in 1994 and Slick Willie pretty much sandbagged them up until the Monica affair.

This regime is essentially lawless. The IRS chief could have stood up, pointed his finger around the hearing room, shouted “You guys are audited!” and stormed out. What would their recourse be?


16 posted on 06/20/2014 3:16:37 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: livius

Boehner should have a contempt citation written up and he should schedule a full House vote next Monday, and an immediate referral to a Court for a hearing..

And he should have a Bill prepared to immediately defund the IRS until they fully comply with all the supeonas.

Doesn’t matter if either action stands a chance of getting any results. Just do it.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 3:20:20 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: PoloSec

Again, the IRS is the life blood for those in DC, the miss handling of this IRS affair by the congressional leaders (Bonehead, Cantor, McCarthy) by not laying the ground work to hold IRS individuals accountable and not appointing a special investigative committee early on was part of the plan for the issue to die with no one being held accountable. Maybe it’s time to move the US AG position out from under the service of the President.


18 posted on 06/20/2014 3:35:23 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: PoloSec

So jail him and Lois Lerner till their co-workers come up with the missing emails.


19 posted on 06/20/2014 3:53:04 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Too bad they can’t just say that because all the important emails are missing we have decided there is a mass cover up going on and you will all be sentenced to jail. That’s what would happen to citizens if they tried this. It’s just outrageous.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 3:58:04 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: drypowder

Boehner, Cantor and McConnell were probably in on it. That’s why we haven’t gotten to the bottom of it. I don’t trust those establishment RINOS at all. They have openly declared war on the TEA party people and I believe this fit into their plans nicely.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 4:00:41 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: elcid1970

I watched most of it in real time. The Dems and the IRS looked stupid. The GOP looked great.

I wanted to slap that smart alec grin right off of the Commish’s face, and I hope the Pubbies will do that before they are through.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 4:10:20 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: livius

He also said that he expected to serve out the remaining “three years” of his term. I hope that the GOP makes him eat those words by seeing that he is fired by whatever means they have. How dare he say that he will not cooperate.

He was pretty nasty and argumentative today.


23 posted on 06/20/2014 4:12:24 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: PoloSec

“I don’t believe you”. That’s berating someone? Give me five
Minutes and I will show you what berating looks like.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 4:14:07 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: savedbygrace

That might interfere with his golf game...


25 posted on 06/20/2014 4:14:11 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: PoloSec

If there is no justice we need mass civil disobedience before free minds are jailed


26 posted on 06/20/2014 4:24:26 PM PDT by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: PoloSec

Paul Ryan is such a poseur.


27 posted on 06/20/2014 4:29:25 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: PoloSec

Dear Paul,

It makes no difference what the IRS does to the TEA Party if you and other Progressive/Socialist Republicans legalize the criminal invasion of our country by foreigners who will vote DemocRAT so that they are given more and more.

What is happening at the border is the amassing of the FSA (Free $hit Army).

So Paul, go away. Take all the RINOs with you.

ALL immigration but especially illegal immigration needs to be throttled back in order to preserve our truly unique American culture.


28 posted on 06/20/2014 4:41:29 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: PoloSec

WORDS, WORDS AND MORE WORDS. IT IS TIME FOR CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS UP AND DOWN THIS ROGUE ADMINISTRATION!


29 posted on 06/20/2014 4:52:28 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08 (SEND BITCOIN 1CYfujvffxKKPHKvrQvLP3CDb3Z5Lu7LwM)
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To: PoloSec
Good that Ryan said something, but will they do anything about this?

Loved where the arrogant IRS guy was complaining about how there had already been investigations "and no evidence was found" of any wrong doing.

Of course "no evidence was found".

Wasn't that the whole point of asking him:

Where are all the missing Emails?

What happened to the computers that the dog ate?

Sure looks like the evidence was destroyed.

And on a side note- Isn't it great that the IRS is in charge of everyone's health care?

30 posted on 06/20/2014 5:34:09 PM PDT by Pajamajan ( Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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To: PoloSec

BIG DEAL.

This guy lost ALL credibility when he went after the retirement pay of our military.


31 posted on 06/20/2014 5:37:07 PM PDT by Aurorales (I will not be ridiculed into silence!)
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To: minnesota_bound

“So jail him and Lois Lerner till their co-workers come up with the missing emails.:

Exactly. So what if Lerner’s emails truly were lost, destroyed, wiped, or whatever? Every one of her emails has at least one recpient or sender, not to mention CCs and BCCs. Find THOSE people’s emails.

How stupid do they think we are? And if the investigating committee doesn’t pursue that avenue, then “we” ARE stupid.


32 posted on 06/20/2014 5:57:46 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: dainbramaged

Well, most people thought he won that debate, so yes.


33 posted on 06/21/2014 12:07:02 AM PDT by Republican Wildcat
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To: elcid1970; savedbygrace

It’s true, this regime is so lawless that it’s terrifying, even to people who are theoretically powerful themselves. Actually, I’d suspect there are probably even some Dems who are disturbed by this affair...and are simply too scared to say anything. Obama may be soft on terrorists and enemies of the US, but he’s ruthless against his political opponents.

It would be wonderful if Boehner & Co. would do something concrete, even if it had no chance of succeeding, because what people need to see right now is some kind of resistance and at least an attempt to fight back and respond to what are essentially the ominous taunts of a dictator.


34 posted on 06/21/2014 3:50:05 AM PDT by livius
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They really do think they’re untouchable. So far, that’s proved to be the case, but it can’t go on like this forever.


35 posted on 06/21/2014 4:04:42 AM PDT by livius
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To: livius

LIKE


36 posted on 06/21/2014 5:30:54 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Norm Lenhart
WAY TO GO, PAUL! Mark Levin called Paul's home & told him, though he & Paul have their differences, he applauded him for the hard interrogation of the IRS cronies & that he needs to keep it up with these IRS criminals. Paul said he's been around, and he's never see the level of smugness, arrogance and downright lying, and he told them so, and will continue to do so. Mark asked them what they were going to do next. Paul said he had a few choices in that direction. Mark said I'm going to suggest a solution and the path you should take NOW, so you guys won't have to spend and more time getting to the truth. And then Mark proceeded to tell him. Paul thanked him for his suggestion, and said he will keep hitting the IRS slimes hard. I don't remember exactly what Mark's suggested solution was..I'll have to go to his website and download the podcast from yesterday, June 20th broadcast.
37 posted on 06/21/2014 12:11:17 PM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme

The words of a proven liar to a talk show host seeking ratings impress me not at all. I can see the stall/pressure relief tactic for what it is.

When I see someone in this admin jailed above some fall guy, I will take these people seriously. Not until.


38 posted on 06/21/2014 12:41:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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