The Internal Revenue Service and the 2010 health law? Look out, says Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.
"Here’s another thing we shouldn’t be doing: handing over the administration of Obamacare to these folks. I mean, think about it. A deeply unpopular law being administered by an agency that’s so betrayed the public trust," he said in Senate floor remarks Thursday.
“Even the IRS’ staunchest defenders in this scandal describe their actions as a case of ‘horrible customer service.’ That’s the best they can say: ‘Horrible customer service.’ And now they’re going to be put in charge of a new trillion-dollar program? One that will give them access to all sorts of sensitive, deeply personal information?"
McConnell, R-Ky., warned "that’s just what the Administration and congressional Democrats are about to let happen."
He noted "The IRS is in charge of administering some of the most important elements of Obamacare. And, for many Americans, that’s going to mean submitting to probing questions about their health insurance."
Then he posed some questions. Here's some of the rest of his speech: