What investigators have to do now is follow the trail through the IRS in Washington, including political appointees.Click here for more from her excellent column.
Questions: Do the investigators have a list of everyone who worked in the executive office of the IRS commissioner? Have they contacted those people and asked when they learned of the targeting? What did they do when they learned? Who, if anyone, thwarted any attempts to stop it? And what about those bonuses the IRS is reportedly about to award its employees? How does that figure in?
Congress, including both its battling investigative committees, must get the answers to these questions.
The House speaker should make sure it's a priority. There's no sign the FBI will.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Noonan: Congress Must Get To Bottom Of IRS Scandal
Peggy Noonan writes cogently about the IRS scandal: