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You can watch the exchanges here - they would almost be comedic if not so serious:

Or, simply read the transcript here if you've gone this far without burying your heads back in the sand lest you get exposed to a few facts you won't be shown on the network news, cable, and public broadcasting:

Rep. Jim Jordan: Is Mr. [Elijah] Cummings accurate in his assessment?

Mueller: Could you repeat that?

Jordan: Based on everything I’ve seen, quoting Mr. Cummings, “the case is solved” this is regarding the IRS scandal.

Mueller: : Which case?

Jordan: The IRS scandal

Mueller: The IRS case? No, the IRS case is currently under investigation and it basically just started.

Jordan: Yeah, what can you tell us, you started a month ago. Have you found the now infamous two rogue agents, have you discovered who those people are?

Mueller: Well I needless to say because it’s under investigation I can’t give out any information

Jordan: Can you tell me some basics, how many investigators you’ve assigned to the case?

Mueller: Well, uh, I may be able to do that but I’d have to get back to you.

Jordan: Can you tell me who the lead investigator is?

Mueller: Off the top of my head, no.

Jordan: This is the most important issue in front of the country in the last six weeks and you don’t know who’s heading up the case? Who the lead investigator is?

Mueller: Uh, at this juncture no I do not know..

Jordan: Can you get that information to us we’d like to know. We’d like to know how many people you’ve assigned to look into this situation.

Mueller: I have not had a recent briefing on it, I had a briefing on it when we first initiated it, but I have not had a recent briefing as to where we are

Jordan: Who’s leading the case?

Mueller: I do not know who is leading the case.

Jordan: Do you know if you’ve talked to any of the victims, have you talked to any of the groups who were targeted by their government? Have you met with any of the Tea Party folks since May 14, 2013?

Mueller: I do not know what the status of the interviews are by the team that’s on it

Jordan: Would expect that that’s been done?

Mueller: Uh, they’re, uh… Certainly, at some point in time of course the investigation will be done but generally to start the investigation you get the documents so that you can have…

Jordan: But don't you usually talk to the victims…

Mueller: I do not know specifically what is happening

Jordan: In your extensive record and history in investigative work, don’t you typically talk to victim? It’s a criminal investigation, don’t you talk to the victims pretty soon..

Mueller: Absolutely, and I am sure it will happen.

Jordan: So did the FBI contact any of these same victims, were they contacted by the FBI prior to the investigation when the same groups were applying for tax exemption status did the FBI pay some of these individuals a visit?

Mueller: I do not know.

Jordan: You don’t know?

Mueller: I do not know.

Jordan: Some of them testified that they were paid a visit by the FBI, specifically Catherine Engelbrecht in Texas, said she was contacted by the FBI, she was head of True the Vote. Is that true or not?

Mueller: I do not know.

Jordan: You do not know. Okay. If the FBI did contact people involved in the IRS scandal, victims groups, prior to the investigation when they were applying for tax exemption status. Why was that the case? Why would you be looking into it? And, was there possibly coordination with the IRS in why you targeted them?

Mueller: You’re asking me details about the investigation, I would be happy to get back to you. …

Jordan: I am not asking you details about the investigation. I am saying why were people targeted before the investigation started? Why were they contacted by the FBI? People who are now part of Tea Party groups who were targeted by the IRS.

Mueller: You’re asking details about the investigation. I would be happy to take your questions…

Jordan: That is not a detail about the investigation, that took place before the investigation started.

Mueller: May I please finish, you’re asking detailed about the investigation I’d be happy to get back to you and answer those questions that I can’t understanding that there is an on-going investigation..

Jordan: I am asking you basic questions about the investigation like who’s heading it up? And you can’t tell me that.

Amazing, isn't it?

Conservatives, religious groups, pro-Israel groups, true-the-vote groups, individuals contributing money to Mitt Romney were harassed, asked outrageous questions, stonewalled in their attempts to get tax-exempt status, and had personal information leaked to left-wing political groups, all by the IRS AND, some claimed, were interviewed by the FBI during the 2008 campign and the FBI director is clueless.

He doesn't even know who's conducting the current "investigation" and whether amy of the hundreds of groups targeted have been interviewed by the FBI to get the facts - you know, the VICTIMS!

Oh, and isn't it interesting that people like this and even liberals like some of you are being spied on but that Islamic Mosques were exempted?

Any wonder that, with a mountain of evidence and all the warning signs you might imagine people like the Ft. Hood terrorist and the Boston Marathon Bombers were able to "slip through the cracks" while behaving in ways none of us would have been able without setting off alarms?


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