Republicans Using IRS Scandal To Try To End Taxes
Republicans are taking to heart Rahm Emanuel’s dictum that you “never let a serious crisis go to waste.” The IRS scandal has given them an opportunity to once again propose their favorite type of legislation.
House Republicans last week proposed legislation that would suspend the ability of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to conduct audits until the IRS itself is audited by Congress.
The bill, from Rep. John Fleming (R-La.), is the latest in a string of measures that have been offered in the wake of the IRS’s adminssion it applied extra scrutiny to conservative groups over the last few years. . .