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Freedom Caucus Calls for IRS Impeachment Resolution to Be Brought to Floor for Vote
July 14, 2016
The House Freedom Caucus released the following statement: “There’s a belief across this country that there are two standards: one for the powerful and politically-connected and another for ordinary citizens. The IRS Commissioner – the head of one of the most powerful government agencies – was able to get away with behavior no ordinary American could. It’s long past time for Commissioner Koskinen to be held accountable for years of stonewalling Congress’ oversight efforts. Under his watch, false... More
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ICYMI: Freedom Caucus 2016 Policy Priorities
July 13, 2016
The House Freedom Caucus announced its policy priorities for 2016 that address the national debt, welfare reform, national security, and religious liberty. Chairman Jim Jordan’s remarks: “As the Freedom Caucus mission statement says, countless Americans feel forgotten and that Washington does not represent them. We have five bills today that fulfill the core ‎promises we made to the American people— that we will protect their religious liberties, that we will help to keep them secure from threat... More
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Jordan to FDIC Chairman: high-risk classification of gun sellers ‘looks like’ IRS targeting
July 13, 2016
While questioning Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Martin Gruenberg about Operation Choke Point during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) noted that the FDIC’s actions bore a resemblance to the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative organizations. In Operation Choke Point, the U.S. Department of Justice investigated banks that were working with legal businesses that the Obama administration opposed, such a... More
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Jordan thanks Reps. Fleming, Huelskamp for resolution to impeach IRS commissioner
July 13, 2016
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) thanked his colleagues Reps. John Fleming (R-Louisiana) and Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) for introducing a resolution of impeachment of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen today. “I thank my colleagues John Fleming and Tim Huelskamp for their resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. Mr. Koskinen has failed the American people through gross negligence, dereliction of duty, and violating the public trust. “With two subpoenas and three ... More
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Freedom Caucus Applauds Fleming/Huelskamp IRS Impeachment Resolution
July 13, 2016
Reps. John Fleming (R-LA) and Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) introduced a resolution of impeachment of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen. The Freedom Caucus released the following statement in support of the resolution: “The Freedom Caucus strongly supports Rep. Fleming and Rep. Huelskamp in their effort to impeach the IRS Commissioner for gross negligence, dereliction of duty, and violating the public trust. For too long, the American people have waited for Commissioner K... More
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