Rep. Trey Gowdy wonders how Obama can say there wasn't a smidgen of IRS corruption, if Tea Party witnesses haven't been interviewed by FBI—
Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) February 06, 2014
During an interview with Bill O’Reilly on Super Bowl Sunday, President Obama said that the IRS’s admitted targeting of conservative groups did not have even a “smidgen of corruption” involved, but rather was the result of “boneheaded decisions” (because a government official pleading the Fifth during questioning is always the best evidence nothing underhanded is going on, or something).
At a House hearing featuring the testimony of witnesses who were allegedly the victims of IRS targeting, South Carolina GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy destroyed Obama’s “not a smidgen of corruption” assertion, asking how Obama could possibly make that call.
This dismantling was a thing of beauty: