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Thanks melted a widening RS scandal.
Besides just targeting key part -- now we're hearing it also improperly scandal to scrutinize several political candidates and donors who talk about the -- here by the way the Justice Department.
Reportedly declined to prosecute these cases.
All rise judge had -- -- titles here this helpless that I keep up with this mess because.
And he got a prosecutor to prosecute yes.
Well I guess you shamed him into it I mean.
That that is a very an enormously complex issue that the president has rock solid control over the IRS.
The congress gave it to him not to this president.
But to Woodrow Wilson the first president to have the IRS is a hundredth anniversary -- -- different names of basically and the income tax collector.
And they intentionally gave the president will go wrong so that whichever party is in power.
Can use the IRS to torment their enemies Republicans want Republican presidents have this power.
Democrats in congress want democratic presence -- the star so what do we do when that when the abuse is a gross abuse.
And when it's across the board and when the president and his attorney general more -- about it we shame them into it.
The congress the -- is controlled -- Exactly how -- we by the way we the people the viewers of this show elected -- -- election and that's the as the House of Representatives is controlled by the Republicans so it has subpoena power.
It also has immunity granting power it can grant involuntary immunity -- -- -- or whoever.
In the IRS it's investigators believe has the most knowledge about The Who what when where how and why of this scandal.
Give that person immunity Charles and then they don't have a Fifth Amendment right.
Then they must testify because nothing they say can be used against them.
But it can be used against others and that treasure trove of information which will come from -- can then be used to pressure and shame.
The executive branch into doing something about it if they absolutely won't no matter what the France then we have to -- elected government in 2016.
The statue limitations run -- -- -- so prosecute its predecessors that's something -- didn't -- you can do approved almost unheard.
Did ask attorney general holder about that some of the selective prosecution.
You know apparently there were four cases in 2006.
One that they say or at least he believes was willful and he did ask the attorney general holder about this and has been no -- apparently Chuck Grassley.
Has given holder July 26 to come up with the answer.
When you start do we start moving the ball after that do we become more aggressive because it felt like the stuff -- drawn out in the public.
Loses interest well I think it feels that way because of the Zimmerman trial and the president actually benefitted by being off the front pages Snowden was off the front page the president was off the -- -- -- -- We're off the front page in the -- at the IRS -- off the front page even though it is now.
The middle of the summer it's the middle of -- -- I think this stuff we'll get back onto the front page and more it is there the more people like like we talk about it.
The more about public will resonate but I am scandalized you and I have talked about the sun mining company elsewhere Charles Prince the company.
Yeah where is the outrage.
The government is spying on 90% of Americans.
The IRS is cheating and revealing private information and tormenting the -- the president's opponents and nobody's outraged about it -- this -- except maybe you and many other people we've just.
Given away our right -- we assume that we should be abused this way.
And and it just feels like it's it's -- though but it may be part of the problem you touched on -- earlier.
Is that both parties seem reluctant to make any change because.
When you come in power you get to do this -- -- you get to use the IRS is a Billy club as intimidating to blow losing your opponent everything.
Barack Obama is doing with the IRS Richard Nixon did backwards JFK also -- -- FDR -- picking on the Democrats.
But both parties have done this that's why the congress will not change the statute.
Two taken away from the press that you think -- -- the -- something like a Postal Service which is truly neutral.
Never you just won't CNN that's why there's no shame in this gets you what I think we should do the we are asset abolish shares have been around forever right never wake up before we had a -- -- -- appreciate -- collection charges they've.
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