This time, it’s not that they can’t be trusted to properly handle taxpayer information. It’s that they can’t be trusted to be forthcoming about their own information in response to requests from Congress.
No matter what you think of Congress, they are the body that has the legal authority to oversee the IRS. If no one keeps an eye on what the IRS is doing, what do you think will happen?
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