The attorney conducting the internal investigation into the IRS abuse scandal has been donating to the DNC since 2004 and contributed thousands of dollars to both of President Obama’s election campaigns. Breitbart News has a copy of a letter sent by Rep. Darryl Issa to Attorney General Eric Holder pointing out the obvious conflict of interest.
Seeking an explanation as to why the FBI has been unresponsive to the committee, Rep. Issa noted that current and former IRS officials revealed Barbara Bosserman, a trial attorney within the IRS’s Civil Rights Commission, is leading the internal investigation.
Bosserman’s leadership raises all sorts of questions about the investigation’s fairness. Rep. Issa’s investigations revealed that she has been a loyal financial backer of the DNC since 2004 and has donated multiple times personally to President Obama’s two campaigns. Her personal donation total reaches $6,750 to both the party and President Obama.
Choosing someone so openly and obviously partisan to lead an investigation into partisan targeting of opposition groups is “unbelievable” and “highly inappropriate,” Rep. Issa asserts, and demands of the Attorney General immediate action to both remove Bosserman from leading the investigation and remedy any damage that may have occurred due to her involvement. (Read More)
Follow the links to read the letter Issa sent to Holder. He called her involvement in the investigation a “startling conflict of interest” and “highly inappropriate.” I’m sure that’s why she was chosen.