IRS Nominee Vows To Restore Public's Trust At Hearing

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 2:16 PM EST) -- Restoring the public's trust in the Internal Revenue Service will be John Koskinen's chief goal if chosen to lead the agency, he told lawmakers at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, which ended prematurely due to a technicality.

Senate Finance Committee leaders Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, both said they will support the former Freddie Mac executive's appointment and agreed that his top priority should be preventing politically motivated scandals like the alleged targeting of Tea Party groups for audits still under investigation by the committee....
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