Yep, that happened.
Outgoing acting IRS chief Steven Miller was busted by Sen. Chuck Grassley while testifying before the Senate Finance Committee. That planted question that prompted the IRS’ Lois “Math is Hard” Lerner to admit the agency targeted conservatives was all Miller’s brilliant idea.
Miller now says he came up with idea to plant the question for Lerner
— Jon Ward (@jonward11) May 21, 2013
— John Fogarty, Jr. (@JohnFogartyJr) May 21, 2013
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) May 21, 2013
Miller planted question about IG report. This is acceptable? Now Obama's press conferences make much more sense.
— Razor (@hale_razor) May 21, 2013
OH MY GOD. Miller now says he came up with idea to plant the question.
— Sunny (@sunnyright) May 21, 2013
Outgoing acting IRS chief says it was his idea to use a "planted question" to apologize for Tea Party targeting
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) May 21, 2013
Once again, Miller admits he’s full of “incredibly bad ideas.”
Steven Miller says planted-question IRS IG revelation was his idea. 'Obviously the entire thing was an incredibly bad idea.'
— Byron York (@ByronYork) May 21, 2013
Why didn't Miller take responsibility for planting the question when he was asked last week? What's he hiding?
— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) May 21, 2013