May 16, 2013 Comments Off on Senator: New IRS Commissioner A “White House Insider,” Will Do “Absolutely Nothing” To Restore Public Trust Spit Stixx
Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Republican U.S. senator John Cornyn of Texas blasted the Obama administration’s appointment of Daniel Werfel, a senior official at the Office of Management and Budget to take over as acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
Cornyn called Werfel a “White House insider” who will do “absolutely nothing” to restore the public’s trust in the scandal-plagued government agency.
“With trust in the federal government at an all-time low, placing a White House insider in charge of an agency whose leadership willfully misled Congress and targeted American people for exercising free speech does absolutely nothing to restore the public’s confidence in Washington,” Cornyn said in a statement following the announcement Thursday that Werfel will take over as acting commissioner next week.
Werfel served as the Obama administration’s “point man” on sequestration.