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What Passes for Democrat Toughness

By on 5.15.13 | 11:46AM

In an interview on Fox News at around 11:45 AM Eastern Time, Democratic Congressman Sander Levin (MI) who is the ranking Dem on the House Ways and Means Committee (which has jurisdiction over tax issues), would not say that anyone at the IRS should be fired. Instead, he said repeatedly that they should be "relieved of the specific responsibilities" in the area of dealing with tax-exempt organizations.

Perhaps Levin should be relieved of his specific responsibility to serve on the committee which overseas the IRS.

For contrast, earlier in the day, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) asked "My question is, who's going to jail over this scandal?"

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