Accused of misleading the public and destroying documents that sought under a congressional subpoena, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen may soon find himself without a job. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz began the impeachment process against the scandal tainted IRS chief. The Washington Times,
It was the latest move in the battle over the targeting of tea party groups at the tax agency…
Among the specific charges leveled by Mr. Chaffetz and 18 of his fellow Republicans on the committee were that Mr. Koskinen, appointed by President Obama in December 2013 after the targeting scandal broke, misled Congress when he said he had turned over all of former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner’s emails and that he oversaw destruction of evidence when his agency got rid of backup tapes that contained the emails.
It was unclear how far the resolution would go in a Congress preoccupied with so many other fights and with little more than a year to go in President Obama’s tenure.
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