Oh my god the Freedom Caucus wants to impeach the head of the IRS over that 2010 nothing burger of investigating tax exempt organizations.
Do we get to investigate Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS? Because that's one of them, you douchebags.
I guess since Benghazi, Email-Gate, and gays in the military bathrooms have all failed spectacularly to stop the Kenyan Usurper from being President of the United States, and we're running out of time anyways, let's get busy impeaching the head of the IRS! Because Freedom!
Watergate Summer here we come!!!
Except this fight isn't between the Obama White House and the Republican Congress. This is between the Freedom Caucus and House Leadership. Because of course it is:
...both Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Ryan (R-Wis.), his eventual successor, seemed to have little appetite for a big, election-year impeachment showdown given the difficult odds of success and the potential that it could divide the 246-member GOP conference. The last Cabinet official to be successfully impeached was former Secretary of War William Worth Belknap in 1876.
Boehner “felt there was no there there,” said a GOP source familiar with the ex-Speaker’s thinking.
That’s why many were so surprised [by] a press release Friday about the pair of IRS hearings. Several GOP lawmakers...said they didn’t see it coming. Even some members of Ryan’s leadership team said they were blindsided.
“It caught us off guard,” said one GOP leadership source.
For Freedom Caucus members, the impeachment of [IRS Commissioner] Koskinen, no matter how politically perilous, represents the House following through on promises — not just giving lip service — to voters.
Because Rush Limbaugh runs your party. It may take a couple more election cycles, but really. At some point we've GOT to be to get these bozos out of the House of Representatives forever. The irony is, even Paul Ryan prays for our success.