Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Tuesday promised that "this is just the beginning" of Republicans in Congress investigating President Barack Obama.
Priebus explained to Fox News host Gretchen Carlson that Republicans like Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) would continue their probes into scandals involving Benghazi, the IRS and the Department of Justice's targeting of reporters until witness came clean about how the president was involved.
"We've got at least eight people around the president that knew something... you start questioning those people," the RNC chairman explained. "And then those people will start talking about what they knew, and then more will come out."
"If the president actually knew something then he's not being truthful and no one around him is," he continued. "If he didn't know anything, I think it suggests a level of aloofness or perhaps even incompetence that I think is pretty disturbing in its own right."
Priebus added: "So this isn't the end of the line, this is just the beginning. And I've got a good feeling that Darrell Issa is going to be having quite a summer in reviewing what's been going on here in the White House as far as this scandal is concerned."
If anyone wasn't sure what excuses they were going to come up with on Fox to keep beating the IRS scandal drums over these tea partiers and their tax exempt status that they shouldn't be qualifying for in the first place, here's your latest example.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) was told by his own witnesses on Thursday that there was no political motivation behind the scrutiny of tea party groups applying for tax exempt status.
After the final nail in the coffin that should be putting this IRS fake scandal to rest, where we found out that the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax exempt status also targeted those with names that included “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had a suggestion to fix this matter once and for all. Read more...