WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today released the following statement regarding House passage of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014:
"The recent IRS scandal is a prime example of the federal government abusing its power. By intentionally targeting conservative groups and political opponents of the president, the IRS has severely damaged the American people’s trust in their government.