NC congressman wants to strip IRS of ‘guns and badges’

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I’ll bet this congressman is in good company.

(From McClatchy)

Two North Carolina congressmen are going to the front lines of an ongoing fight between the IRS and some Republicans in the House of Representatives, many of whom still want accountability for alleged IRS scrutiny specifically targeting conservative nonprofit groups.

A bill introduced Thursday by U.S. Rep. George Holding, R-Raleigh, would “take the guns and badges away from the IRS,” he said. Holding’s bill proposes reassigning the IRS’ criminal investigation agents to the U.S. Treasury.

“These are the IRS agents that carry guns and badges, and they’re very skilled. . . . But the IRS itself is a failed bureaucracy,”

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