This little item could give the IRS’ whole “targeting” conservatives scandal a brand-new twist.

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) tweeted that he observed IRS agents training with AR-15s when he toured the Department of Homeland Security:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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Later he added:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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And this, for the doubters he ran into on Twitter:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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But maybe there’s a reasonable explanation.

That was the opinion of one responder, Abduljesh…but Duncan quickly counters it:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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Another responder sees Duncan’s point…and does him one better:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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And the questions keep coming…

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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Maybe our internal revenue isn’t ending up in rightful hands, as this person notes:

IRS Agents Training with AR 15s, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan Tweets

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TheBlaze reached out to Rep. Duncan and the IRS and is awaiting further details from both.

Featured image via JeffDuncan.house.gov

(H/T: Twitchy)