Republicans Call for Ousting of IRS Commissioner

April 5, 2017 4:42 PM , Updated April 10, 2017 5:08 PM
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Some House Republicans are continuing their effort to have IRS Commissioner John Koskinen removed from leading the agency.

Fifteen Republicans Members of the House Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to President Trump requesting that he fire Koskinen.

The lawmakers said that trust in the agency has eroded under his leadership, citing instances such as the agency’s targeting of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status and mishandling of Lois Lerner’s emails during a Congressional investigation.

A copy of the letter is included below.

Ways and Means Letter Calling for Koskinen’s Removal

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