Mike Kelly Slams IRS To Standing Ovation
Mike Kelly (R-PA) delivered a brutal takedown of the IRS. Kelly deemed the IRS officials’ explanation for the politically-motivated targeting insufficient and said that their overreach was one reason why Americans’ faith in their government was so low. The congressman’s speech which was met with applause from the audience.
“If you think it’s uncomfortable sitting over there, you ought to be a private individual when the IRS is across from you questioning,” Kelly said to Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller…”You talked about that you’re a horribly run organization. If you’re on the other side of the fence, you’re not given that excuse,” Kelly said. “When the IRS comes in, you’re not allowed to be shoddy. You’re not allowed to make mistakes. You’re not allowed to be run horribly.”