The IRS agents in Cincinnati who were involved in the targeting of conservative groups were “being directly ordered from Washington,” Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said Sunday.
Issa, who is heading the House investigation into the affair, accused the White House of lying about the involvement of IRS headquarter officials in the scandal.
He also called White House Press Secretary Jay Carney a “paid liar.”
“The administration is still – their paid liar, their spokesperson, picture behind – he’s (Carney) still making up things about what happens and calling this local rogue,” Issa said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
“The reason that Lois Lerner tried to take the Fifth [Amendment when called to testify before Congress] is not because there’s a rogue in Cincinnati,” Issa added. “It’s because this is a problem that was coordinated in all likelihood right out of Washington headquarters And we’re getting to proving it.
Read More at Newsmax . By Greg Richter.