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A few people from Trump's IRS should be going to trial. IMHO. (Original Post) Samrob Dec 2022 OP
For what exactly? former9thward Dec 2022 #1
obviously for not making everyone happy. WarGamer Dec 2022 #2
Probably two things leftieNanner Dec 2022 #3
It is not mandatory to do audits of Presidents. former9thward Dec 2022 #6
Bring all his criminal fuckers in to testify under oath. W_HAMILTON Dec 2022 #8
Exactly! I heard not too long ago that them targeting particular Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2022 #10
changing the rules for Donald Fucking Trump? Skittles Dec 2022 #4
If one actually cares about "the rule of law"... Effete Snob Dec 2022 #7
Mnoochin was likely the ring leader to concoct this ploy. magicarpet Dec 2022 #5
He's such an amazingly smug SOB. If you saw W&M interview Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2022 #11
Or at least get fired and lose their pensions lindysalsagal Dec 2022 #9
So in my dreams I envision file downloads of tax returns Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2022 #12
Would love it if some fine university started classes Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2022 #13


(14,639 posts)
3. Probably two things
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 05:43 PM
Dec 2022

Targeting Trump "enemies" Comey and McCabe.

And not doing the mandatory Presidential audits for two years.


(30,585 posts)
6. It is not mandatory to do audits of Presidents.
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 06:01 PM
Dec 2022

Just a few hours ago the House passed a bill to make it mandatory.

House passes bill requiring presidential tax audits after revelation Trump skirted scrutiny

The House on Thursday passed a bill that would require annual audits of the president’s tax returns, codifying IRS policy after a congressional committee revealed that the agency did not audit former President Trump during two years he was in office.


Biden's Inspector General says the Comey and McCabe audits were random.

An inspector general for the Internal Revenue Service said this week that significant tax audits conducted for 2017 and 2019 – years where former FBI Director James Comey and then-deputy Andrew McCabe have said they were audited – were randomly selected and did not show misconduct by the IRS.



Effete Snob

(8,387 posts)
7. If one actually cares about "the rule of law"...
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 06:28 PM
Dec 2022

...and doesn't simply spout it as a phrase that means whatever one wants it to mean then, yeah, when someone says "X should be put on trial" or charged or locked up, etc., then it is appropriate to ask for what offense.

It's a basic concept of the rule of law.

If an administrative law of some kind is not followed, it does not then simply mean that someone is going to be put on trial for a crime.

But it is not "trying" to simply ask, in response to braindead "lock 'em up" rhetoric, "For what?" The laws of this country are conveniently numbered and listed and it should not be hard to identify the one in question which one might have in mind.


(13,577 posts)
5. Mnoochin was likely the ring leader to concoct this ploy.
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 05:51 PM
Dec 2022

Thank Treasury Secretary Mnoochin-less....
Mnoochin,.. yes,.. culprit # 1....

Mnoochin made sure the IRS did not light tRump's ample ass on fire. As Mnoochin headed the US Treasury - the IRS being under the Treasury bureau. He could dial up the IRS reminding them to act in the best interests of tRumpie, ie - no tRump presidential audits - no release of tRump tax returns - ignore any requests.



The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the largest of Treasury's bureaus. It is responsible for determining, assessing, and collecting internal revenue in the United States

Seventh entry down in the link below....


Laura PourMeADrink

(42,443 posts)
11. He's such an amazingly smug SOB. If you saw W&M interview
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 06:43 PM
Dec 2022

Him... He didn't give a tiny shit. So glad he lost to the court. But then, he probably knew that.. his mission, buy time

Laura PourMeADrink

(42,443 posts)
12. So in my dreams I envision file downloads of tax returns
Thu Dec 22, 2022, 06:47 PM
Dec 2022

Stuff we can play with, if so inclined in the number crunching business ?

Wonder how they will be released?

Reminds me of that govt? eebsite where you help
Authorities find stranded people after disaster? Public could spend hours just scanning bits of the ocean. If you found wreckage you turned it in

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