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Today, I sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking that he reconsider appointing a special prosecutor to investigate the illegal targeting program conducted by staff at the Internal Revenue Service in direct...
The following events shows the fragility of civil liberties in Obama's America. A story grabbed my attention dealing with Teagan Presley, a former porn star, who found that her bank account along with her husband's,...
Last week I officially introduced H.R. 4447, the “Contempt Act.” H.R. 4447 would simply prohibit any federal employee who is found in contempt of Congress from receiving his or her salary. More specifically, the bill would...
Remember Lois Lerner? Yeah, the lady who was at the head of the IRS and the one who allegedly started targeting Tea Party and Conservative groups from having tax-exempt status in hopes to halt their progress in raising up...
I issued the following statement after introducing The Eliminating Improper & Abusive IRS Audits Act of 2014 to provide further accountability and greater taxpayer protection against IRS abuse:As we approach the deadline...
The IRS is currently considering new rules to limit the free speech of the very same groups it illegally targeted. In short, the Obama Administration is trying to do through regulatory fiat what it was unable to legally do...
I spoke on the Senate floor yesterday against a proposed rule from the IRS targeting 501(c)(4)s that would effectively make the IRS a campaign-finance regulator.
America's best athletes carry the banner of Old Glory into the Olympic Games. They are a remarkable breed and have dedicated their lives in training to represent Team USA in lands far, far away.This year is no different as...
Last week I asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to answer questions about the ongoing IRS investigation, specifically in regards to the naming of a major Obama donor as a lead investigator into IRSs illegal targeting of...
Today I presented five questions Americans deserve to have answered by President Obama in next week’s State of the Union address.Americans all over the nation are asking questions about the economy, Obamacare, the IRS,...
It’s been a year since we found out that the IRS was targeting conservative groups. Like you, I was outraged that the Administration was violating the public trust and using their office for political purposes. But now I’m...
Democrats claim to love America’s veterans, right. Publicly they act as if they want to protect our military men and women, serving or not. But the truth is Liberals and Democrats could not care less about veterans.Dianne...
Over the past several months, the House of Representatives has investigated the IRS’s intentional targeting of conservative groups and political opponents of the president.
We recently witnessed the spectacle of a CEO being forced to resign due to a campaign contribution he provided to PROP 8 in California during the 2008 election, and we saw the Supreme Court in McCutcheon v Federal...
“I taught Constitutional law for ten years. I take the Constitution very seriously. The biggest problems that we’re facing right now have to do with [President] George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the...
I spoke this morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, DC. Watch the entire speech below. I outlined a positive agenda that includes an American energy renaissance, repealing Obamacare,...
This week, the House will vote on a series of bills that will help rein in government abuse and stop President Obama from exceeding his executive authority. We’re designating it Stop Government Abuse Week, and our focus...
Today I delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor in support of the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act, introduced by Senators Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ). This bill would prevent the...
In Hollywood, the non-profit Friends of Abe, which promotes conservative values in Hollywood is now under investigation by the IRS as the IRS terror campaign against conservative groups continues. Friends of...
Despite an investigation that may continue for months, I am disappointed in the announcement that criminal charges have already been ruled out as a response to the IRS targeting probe.From the beginning, it appears that this...

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