Senate Panel Approves IRS Commissioner Nominee By 1 Vote

Law360 (July 19, 2018, 5:44 PM EDT) -- The Senate Finance Committee Thursday approved Chuck Rettig to be the next commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service by one vote, which means that the full Senate may now have the opportunity to consider his nomination.

Democrats expressed opposition to Chuck Rettig's nomination as Internal Revenue Service commissioner over a recent Treasury notice on donor reporting by tax-exempt organizations. (AP) In a 14-13 vote, which broke down along party lines, the committee approved Rettig's nomination to fulfill the role until November 2022, even though Democrats registered their opposition because of a recent U.S. Department of Treasury notice that would limit the amount...

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