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Republican Rep. Notices IRS Agents Training with AR-15s During DHS Tour: 'I'm Looking Into the Issue Now


"I certainly know that the #IRS has law encorcement officers. But what I'm saying is why do they need stand-off capability?"

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:

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Later he added:

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

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But maybe there's a reasonable explanation.

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

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Another responder sees Duncan's point...and does him one better:

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And the questions keep coming...

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

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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)



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