Stephen Lynch (politician)
BOSTON - APRIL 16: Boston Mayor Thomas Menino speaks at a press conference surrounded by State and Federal officials including (L to R) U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard DesLauriers, U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, Governor Deval Patrick, and U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch April 16, 2013 at the Westin Copley in Boston, Massachusetts. Security is tight in the City of Boston following yesterday's two bomb explosions at the finish of the Boston Marathon, that killed three people and wounding hundreds more.
If this committee is prevented by obstruction or refusal to answer the questions that we need to get to the bottom of this, you will leave us no alternative but to ask for the appointment of a special prosecutor or appointment of special council to get to the bottom of this ... This is a very serious matter. We would like to handle it in this committee. But I watched the last hearing where the IRS had no names and no direction... and basically stonewalled the committee. That can't continue. I hope that's not the approach of the IRS going forward because there will be hell to pay if that's the route we choose to go down.More quotes »
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