OCTOBER 27, 2017
Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group, called on the Trump administration to investigate the agency’s conduct in its compliance with public records law, as well as its handling of conservative applications. Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton said he had “zero confidence that the Justice Department did an adequate review of the IRS scandal” in the wake of the September announcement.
“The FBI collaborated with the IRS and is unlikely to investigate or prosecute itself. President Trump should order a complete review of the whole issue,” Fitton said in a release. “We await accountability for IRS Commissioner [John] Koskinen, who still serves and should be drummed out of office.