Time to quit threatening contempt charges isn’t it?
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Six months ago, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa subpoenaed the emails of former head of IRS Tax Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner. Lerner was in charge during the IRS’ inappropriate targeting of conservative, patriot and tea party groups.
IRS officials have failed to comply with the subpoena and today during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Issa threatened IRS Commissioner John A. Koskinen, one of only two political appointees at the agency, with contempt.
“Unfortunately you’ve been more concerned with managing political fallout than complying with this Committee,” Issa said, urging Koskinen to comply or “potentially be held in contempt.”