How dare they: Issa outraged at Obama vowing to investigate IRS

Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee took umbrage with President Obama’s promise to investigate and hold accountable those in the IRS responsible for targeting conservative political groups for additional scrutiny.

“How dare the administration imply that they’re going to get to the bottom of it,” Issa said Tuesday on CBS’ “This Morning.”

“This was the targeting of the president’s political enemies effectively and lies about it during the election year so that it wasn’t discovered until afterwards,” Issa continued. “The fact is, this is the kind of investigation that has to be open and transparent to the American people.”

Issa added that for the sake of transparency, someone appointed by, or serving at the “pleasure of the president,” in an investigative capacity is not the appropriate way to go about assuring the “American people that they won’t be targeted whether they are on the left or the right.”

Issa then suggested that the IRS may even have acted illegally by releasing portions of the Inspector General report last Friday in an attempt to spin the story of its targeting of tea-party like groups.

Watch Issa on CBS “This Morning” here:

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