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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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To: Battle Hymn of the Republic

I think that that combination will work, either way.


51 posted on 06/23/2014 9:55:29 PM PDT by matthew fuller (gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html#se)
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To: headstamp 2
That smirking SOB at the IRS makes me sick.

To my mind, that smirk said, plain as day, "I'm lying; you know I'm lying; everybody here knows I'm lying, and there's not a damned thing you can do about it."

52 posted on 06/23/2014 9:55:37 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: PGR88
since everything is all show for the media these days like you said, have you seen better?

I can tell you, Gowdy will get every conservative fired up.

that being said, I sure hope he doesn't have any skeletons in the closet...

53 posted on 06/23/2014 9:55:45 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: Kenny Bunk; wardaddy

ping


54 posted on 06/23/2014 9:58:00 PM PDT by Pelham (California, what happens when you won't deport illegals)
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To: Qwackertoo

That smirk is there because he has a “get out of jail free” card in the person of Barack Obama.


55 posted on 06/23/2014 9:58:28 PM PDT by oldfart (Obama nation = abomination. Think about it!)
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To: firebrand
"Obama’s Injustice Department is worthless to us."

There's a way around Holder, it is called RICO.

56 posted on 06/23/2014 9:58:30 PM PDT by matthew fuller (gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html#se)
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To: FR_addict

Pwned


57 posted on 06/23/2014 10:02:38 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: oldfart

Let’s put him in jail, Inherent Contempt, that card will be no good there.


58 posted on 06/23/2014 10:04:57 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: Mustangman

The IRS commissioner was at Fannie Mae before this- he’s been used to clean the fan blades for democrats before.


59 posted on 06/23/2014 10:13:37 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: FR_addict
I am a BIG Trey Gowdy fan, but I fear they've been beaten to the punch by the evidence destroyers and nothing will come of this once the media gets a good story line to hammer home.

Look at how Sandy Berger skated away into making a fortune as a D.C. lobbyist.

60 posted on 06/23/2014 10:15:16 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: FR_addict

One day I hope to see Trey Gowdy as the Attorney General of the United States .

and prosecuting this guy and a long list of others ....they all need to be arrested .


61 posted on 06/23/2014 10:28:43 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Did you notice the smirk on the commissioner’s face? It’s because he knows they are getting away clean and he’s done his job, once again. (His last clean up was at Fannie Mae)


62 posted on 06/23/2014 10:32:04 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: DaxtonBrown
...Trey will be President some day...

I don't see the demographics trending toward his point of view; but oh, he would make a fine president all right.

63 posted on 06/23/2014 10:46:21 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Mustangman

Like almost every single high-placed “Obama” tool, this idiot IRS commissioner is a Clinton c**ks**ker from way back.

That’s ALL I really need to know about such scum.

And by the way: TREY GOWDY FOR FRIKKIN’ PRESIDENT! Finally a real man with balls and brains and no fear; a true threat to Clinton/Obama.

When those dems and their media minions tear into Gowdy (which they MUST), I pray he withstands their blows. We need him.


64 posted on 06/23/2014 10:54:18 PM PDT by Husker8877
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To: Graewoulf

Hi Graewolf —

Those of us that listened/watched the hearing from the beginning heard Rep. Issa call for a Special Counsel. He did this before the first question to the IRS Commissioner. He was not the only one tonight.

Gwjack


65 posted on 06/23/2014 11:00:52 PM PDT by gwjack (May God give America His richest blessings.)
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To: Battle Hymn of the Republic

I personally don’t give a shit if he has “skeletons” in his closet. He is likely not an angel. But he is a MAN who can bitchslap these Clinton/Obama cretins that are in power now.

If he’s had a DUI, pulled a girls hair in 3rd grade, or talked back to his mother in high school, the dems will try to tear him apart, so EFF THEM. If they can’t find anything, they’ll make it up.

He should just stand up and say “Yeah I pulled her ponytail, so what? Kiss my ass, we’re taking you OUT!”

I’d follow the guy, anytime. I worry about our own, to be honest. The self-righteous single-issue pubbies who will also make it very hard to get Gowdy elected, deflecting enough voters away from our side to stick that evil witch Hillary back into power with her mate. It worked for BJ in two elections (Ross Perot), and they’ll use it again, count on it.

I hope our side doesn’t do that, I really do.


66 posted on 06/23/2014 11:02:20 PM PDT by Husker8877
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To: gwjack; Graewoulf

In fact, Issa was one of six co-sponsors of a resolution calling for the appointment of a Special Counsel in the IRS matter. http://dailycaller.com/2014/05/02/house-gop-obama-holder-undermining-irs-investigation-special-counsel-needed/?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F

Perhaps a bit more latitude should be given to Issa? He has done all he is permitted to do under the law.

Gwjack


67 posted on 06/23/2014 11:10:32 PM PDT by gwjack (May God give America His richest blessings.)
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To: Graewoulf

Where did that quote come from?


68 posted on 06/23/2014 11:18:23 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Qwackertoo

And the idiots behind him. They all seem to think the e-mail missing from at least 6 associated employees is a laughing matter.


69 posted on 06/23/2014 11:29:38 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“The boy gotta go.”

Probably easier for the obama gang to “lose” one guy than all of those emails and “hard drives”.


70 posted on 06/23/2014 11:32:01 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: headstamp 2
They think they answer to no one.

You have evidence that that is not true?

71 posted on 06/24/2014 12:39:20 AM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: freeagle; Steven Tyler

72 posted on 06/24/2014 12:39:23 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FR_addict

Where’s the special prosecutor?

Congress has dicked around with this story far too long already.


73 posted on 06/24/2014 12:53:08 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: FR_addict; All

I found the video from the very beginning to the end:
http://youtu.be/FpMMRrosJP0


74 posted on 06/24/2014 1:26:21 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: FR_addict

Someone needs to go to jail-stop talking!


75 posted on 06/24/2014 2:08:25 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Qwackertoo
This IRS commissioner and that smirk on his face

Jack Bauer could cure that.

76 posted on 06/24/2014 2:28:53 AM PDT by mware
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To: FR_addict

I want to see that guy in an orange jumpsuit.


77 posted on 06/24/2014 2:57:55 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: FR_addict

Trey Gowdy is my hero.

The way the Dims are all complimenting the IRS guy for being such an outstandingly honest guy reminds me of the treatment Webster Hubble got from the Dims and the media before he was indicted and convicted. They did the same thing for Hubbell while he was testifying before Congress WRT the Whitewater hearings.


78 posted on 06/24/2014 3:23:37 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: 9YearLurker
As feared, yet another farce by the GoP leardership.

Applause came from many for reasons I do not understand. Why?

Issa has been a known quantity (viz., paper tiger) for ages now.

Gowdy revealed more of the same, just a different colour. My suspicion here was correct, just another boob from the upstart.

There is a jail in the bowels of the Capital building.

Posit:

An order to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House to arrest and place an offender in said jail cannot be stopped by the DoJ.

The charge - CONTUMACY - WILLFUL CONTEMPT of Congress.

In far too many past instances the "clock has been run out", allowed to happened by no or inept ACTIONS, leading to no RESULTS.

That same old, same old is now and will continue unfolding. Recall Booby-Hatch with Janet Reno, for example?

WORDS are not ACTIONS and ACTIONS without RESULTS are NOTHING.

You never get the time/opportunity back. And in the case of the GoP, they just look stupid.

79 posted on 06/24/2014 3:28:12 AM PDT by jamaksin
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To: jamaksin

They should have got this to a special counsel/prosecutor long before now. Instead they grandstand on TV.


80 posted on 06/24/2014 3:44:50 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: InterceptPoint

Give me a minute to get the Scott Brown for President sticker off my car, and take off my “Karl Rove—Magnificent Badtard” tee shirt off.

It’s usually best to wait for these guys to finish the job at hand before we elevate them to the next level.


81 posted on 06/24/2014 4:13:05 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Intolerant in NJ
And the Bush administration. When are we the people going to stand up and say, Enough?
Despite Trey's heroic aggressive tactics against this unrepentant tool of elitist corruption, Washington DC as the center of the United State's law has to end.
82 posted on 06/24/2014 4:16:23 AM PDT by free from tyranny
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To: InterceptPoint

No, it’s not too soon! From the depths of a South Carolina ruled by James Clyburn & Lindsey Graham, I hereby proclaim

TREY GOWDY FOR PRESIDENT!


83 posted on 06/24/2014 4:44:41 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: elcid1970

No we need Gowdy for Attorney General, which can be a position of great power and good if used by someone with moral courage.


84 posted on 06/24/2014 4:47:13 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: matthew fuller

I thought that was only to go after pro-lifers.


85 posted on 06/24/2014 4:53:09 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: SpaceBar

My thoughts too. Nothing but a show. Just like always.


86 posted on 06/24/2014 4:55:28 AM PDT by tnlibertarian (Beat Lamar! And, if that doesn't work, let's defeat him in the primary.)
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To: savedbygrace

Worth watching. Twice.


87 posted on 06/24/2014 4:58:38 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian
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To: Chickensoup

On second thought, you could be right. A bulldog like Gowdy would turn Washington’s culture of corruption upside down.

Ted Cruz for President, Trey Gowdy for Attorney General!

Sarah Palin for U.N. Ambassador. She’d have those third world towelheads howling with rage!


88 posted on 06/24/2014 5:09:25 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Graewoulf
dont we have a new Speaker of The House??


89 posted on 06/24/2014 6:19:16 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

” - - - new Speaker of The House?? - - - “

Lemme see now - - - great hair, big smile, nice suit - - - needs a little more time on the tanning bed - - - - carrying water for Obama - - - something is missing, but what could it be?


90 posted on 06/24/2014 6:31:12 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Aria

See reply # 40 by laplata for the link: Commie Obama as himself, plus a huge adoring audience.

You decide which is the biggest threat to America.


91 posted on 06/24/2014 6:37:15 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: gwjack

Issa , Mike Rogers and Boehner all talk the talk, but refuse to walk the walk.

They all whine and moan about being stonewalled by the Commie Obama Administration, but NOTHING effective happens, except for the formation of the Benghazi Committee under Trey Gowdy.

The House RINOs had their chance for OVER FOUR YEARS and have done NOTHING!

It is time to mow down the not good in the House, ASAP!

Care to join me?


92 posted on 06/24/2014 6:56:31 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Graewoulf

on close examination he DOES INDEED appear to be carrying Obama’s Water...

http://i.imgur.com/R6bLTa7.jpg


93 posted on 06/24/2014 7:10:22 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Yup, and McCarthy is “MOVING FORWARD” too.

I think McCarthy will fit right in to the RINO-Controlled House, IMHO, of course.


94 posted on 06/24/2014 7:14:33 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: FR_addict

I look forward to his appointment as A.G.


95 posted on 06/24/2014 7:16:36 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: MeshugeMikey

Oh yes, he made at least two comments during the short video I watched in which he attempted to deflect any guilt from Obama. It seemed as tho that was the primary goal of his testimony. He failed of course. Course I only saw 5 minutes of the testimony...


96 posted on 06/24/2014 7:17:47 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen

time will tell...but given what weve learned....from history....I’d say... little will change


97 posted on 06/24/2014 7:21:06 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I agree. Nothing will change.


98 posted on 06/24/2014 7:22:36 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: uncitizen
the faces change...the tenor of the times....not so much


99 posted on 06/24/2014 7:36:49 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: FR_addict
Lets see if anything comes of this...

I'll bet the IRS will be here 10 years from now.

100 posted on 06/24/2014 9:01:44 AM PDT by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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