IRS Chief Mocks Ted Cruz's 'Abolish the IRS' Mantra

March 31, 2015 7:18 PM

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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who runs the 87,000 employee tax agency, had a candid response to that sentiment Tuesday.

"Politics are politics," he said after a speech at the National Press Club in Washington. "It is interesting to me. When you say you're going to abolish the IRS and everybody will fill out a small card, somebody has to collect the money."

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