On July 30th, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing titled, “IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens Again.” The hearing, which looked into ways reforms could help prevent future IRS targeting of people and organizations based on their political beliefs, features Center for Competitive Politics President David Keating, super-lawyer Cleta Mitchell, as well as the Heritage Foundation’s James Sherk and Hans A. von Spakovsky.
The panel made a number of interesting points and offered several good suggestions for avoiding further IRS political targeting controversies. Here are a few short videos worth watching from the hearing:
Suggestions for preventing future targeting:
On the disparity in treatment between differing ideologies:
CCP President David Keating’s opening statement:
If you would like to watch the entire hearing, you may do so here: