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.
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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.