Frustrated by the administration's efforts to brush the IRS scandal under the rug, House Republicans on Friday turned up the heat under Attorney General Eric Holder, demanding that his Justice Department appoint a special counsel to probe the efforts to punish conservative, anti-Obama groups.
“We must hold the IRS accountable so this powerful agency cannot be used as a tool to target and harass Americans for their political beliefs,” said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp.
Explaining the demand for a special counsel, Camp expressed doubt that Justice will aggressively probe the IRS in its own investigation.
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