A frustrated U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. blew off a little steam Wednesday night after a heated hearing with IRS Commissioner John Koskinen earlier in the day over the production of emails from and to disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner.
“He [Koskinen] said it would take years to comply with our subpoena. All we want are the emails to or from Lois Lerner,” Gowdy told Fox News “On the Record” host Greta Van Susteren. “Just emails like the one she sent celebrating a Democratic victory in a special election, calling on the FEC to save the day — overtly political, nothing to do with her job — we’ll just settle for those!” adding, “And I even said just give me the ones from January 2010!”
Gowdy hinted to Van Susteren that if the House Oversight Committee doesn’t receive “by Friday” what it asked for six months ago, and subpoenaed one month ago, the committee would focus its crosshairs on Koskinen himself.
“Well, we’re already going to do contempt of Congress for Lois Lerner,” he said. “That’s coming up in the very near future.”
Why not add another one for Koskinen?
“One of the reasons they don’t answer our subpoenas is they don’t fear any consequences,” Gowdy told Van Susteren. “And that’s something I’ve never been able to explain to you, is why we don’t stand up for our institution more.”
“And that’s why we’re back to contempt,” Susteren put in.
Watch the exchange via Fox News, then check out “Really awkward! Obama speaks to crowd and only one person claps.”
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