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IRS Scandal - Time for a Special Counsel

By Jay Sekulow1392310745000

In the last week, new developments in the IRS targeting scandal have led me to the same conclusion as Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Lindsey Graham, Representative Trey Gowdy, and others: It’s time for a special counsel to investigate the IRS.

Why? Because the IRS is continuing its partisan targeting and because Congressional Democrats are now joining the Obama administration in their efforts to hinder the Congressional investigations of IRS misconduct.

It’s now clear that new, speech-restricting regulations proposed by the IRS are not separate from the larger targeting scheme – where the IRS singled out conservative groups for unconstitutional scrutiny – but instead were long contemplated as a permanent answer to conservative nonprofit’s political activity. . . .

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