Boehner Defends Issa

(Washington, DC) -- Republican House Speaker John Boehner is defending Darrell Issa , chairman of the House Oversight Committee. Issa, a California Republican, is being ripped by Democrats for abruptly cutting off Dems and adjourning a hearing on the IRS.
Boehner called Issa an effective chairman. Issa's panel has been investigating the IRS' targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny. Democrats note that some progressive groups were also identified for additional scrutiny.
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Boehner said the real issue cannot be obscured.
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