NLPC Chairman Ken Boehm was interviewed for CNN’s “The Truth about the IRS Scandal” airing this week on “Erin Burnett OutFront,” at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET. He has this op-ed posted today on the CNN website today:
America can handle the truth. Even if that truth could include a coverup at the powerful IRS.
The IRS mission statement pledges to “enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all.” But public scrutiny has revealed details indicating a level of politicization totally at odds with that.
Look at the two eye-opening developments that have happened at the IRS since May: An acting IRS commissioner resigned, and another powerful IRS official refused to answer questions before Congress, pleading the Fifth Amendment.
Whatever is going on, there is only one way to proceed, and that is a professional and thorough investigation.