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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Issa
The House's top investigator said Tuesday the relationship between congressional Republicans and the IRS was "not improved" by agency Commissioner John Koskinen's "disappointing performance" late Monday, as members of Congress probe what happened to emails that could be key to their investigation of political targeting at the revenue agency.
The Department of Homeland Security demoted a senior career employee who confidentially complained to the agency's internal watchdog that political appointees were interfering improperly with requests for federal records by journalists and others.
The GOP's top House investigator in the new Congress is putting the White House on notice that he's going to be aggressive in going after what he considers wasteful spending by the Obama administration.
The hearing is not about policy, he said, "it's about politics and press."
"Her disk drive is missing," Mr. Issa said.