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House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that resignations over the IRS scandal would not be enough, and he believes there were criminal violations involved in the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the agency. “My question isn’t about who’s going to resign, my question is who’s going to jail over this scandal?” he told reporters.
“There are laws in place to prevent this type of abuse,” Boehner continued. “Someone made a conscious decision to harass and to hold up these requests for tax-exempt status. I think we need to know who they are and whether they violated the law. Clearly someone violated the law.”
On Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder said that he has ordered the FBI to investigate whether any criminal violations occurred. Holder is scheduled to appear before a House committee on Wednesday, where he will likely face questions about this scandal, as well as the Department of Justice’s decision to subpoena phone records from the Associated Press.
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Like little stars.
World's best pie apple. Essential for Tarte Tatin. Has five prominent ribs.
So pretty. So early. So ephemeral. Tastes like strawberry candy (slightly).
My personal fave. Ultra-crisp. Graham cracker flavor. Should be famous. Isn't.
High flavored with notes of blood orange and allspice. Very rare.
Jefferson's favorite. The best all-purpose American apple.
New Hampshire's native son has a grizzled appearance and a strangely addictive curry flavor. Very, very rare.
Makes the best hard cider in America. Soon to be famous.
Freak seedling found in an Oregon field in the '60s has pink flesh and a fragrant strawberry snap. Makes a killer rose cider.
Ben Franklin's favorite. Queen Victoria's favorite. Only apple native to NYC.
Really does taste like pineapple.