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Friday, April 7, 2017

The IRS Scandal, Day 1429:  Commissioner Koskinen Says He Will Finish Term Despite GOP Calls To Step Down Immediately

IRS Logo 2The Hill, IRS Chief Says He's Committed to Finishing His Term:

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Thursday said he is committed to finishing his term, one day after Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee called for his removal.

“I signed up for a term that ends in November,” Koskinen said at a Senate Finance Committee hearing. “Where I come from, if you sign up for a commitment, you complete that commitment.”

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Comments

For the life of me I can not understand why he is still on the job.

Posted by: RiverRat1297 | Apr 7, 2017 8:06:29 AM

Koskinen needs to return to his law firm: Dewey Cheatum and Howe.

Posted by: Hanzo | Apr 7, 2017 8:36:22 AM

He needs the time to fry more conservative Patriots.

Posted by: Moron | Apr 7, 2017 8:41:05 AM

Maybe nobody else wants the job because all it does it make you the target of a political witch-hunt.

Posted by: Chris | Apr 7, 2017 5:00:50 PM

He can defy house repubs, but can he defy a call from the prez to leave? And why hasn't Trump demanded he leave yet.

Posted by: richard40 | Apr 8, 2017 8:32:49 AM