Conservatives in an off-the-record meeting with the White House are urging the President to get to the business of draining the swamp, and high on their list is IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.


Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen faces the House Ways and Means Committee on their continuing probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for increased scrutiny by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, June 20, 2014. The IRS asserts it can’t produce emails from seven officials connected to the tea party investigation because of computer crashes, including the emails from Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the investigation who has invoked her Fifth Amendment right at least nine times to avoid answering lawmakers’ questions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

An off-the-record White House meeting with roughly two dozen conservative leaders Wednesday included explicit calls for President Trump to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, according to a source in the room.
White House conservative liaison Paul Teller organized the meeting Wednesday between Trump staffers and leaders of conservative groups such as the Heritage Foundation and Judicial Watch.
Talk of Koskinen’s firing was part of a larger discussion on clearing out Obama-era personnel from the executive branch where possible, the source said.
The broad consensus among attendees was that Trump needs to clean out Obama-era bureaucrats if he is going to be successful in pushing through his agenda.


Source: Conservatives Demand Trump Fire IRS Commissioner Koskinen | The Daily Caller