Darrell Issa: The DOJ Is Holding Up The Criminal Investigation of IRS Scandal (Video)

The Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee said on Fox News, this morning, that the investigation into the IRS political targeting scandal is being held up by the Justice Department. 

“How long will the Justice Department not take on this case?” Issa asked.

“She broke rules, she broke the law and continues to hide under the Fifth Amendment, which is her right,” Issa told Fox, “she is in fact a person who has been referred for criminal prosecution.”

He added, “my colleague, Elijah Cummings continues to say that this case is over, and has been saying that for over a year, but it’s amazing that until the Justice Department actually does a criminal investigation – hopefully with a special prosecutor – the American people aren’t going to believe for a moment, that in fact, no one is at fault, here – this was just an accident – some rogue people in Cincinnati as Lois and the president would have had you believe.”

The California Republican expressed his hope that political pressure from the mid-term elections would prompt federal attorneys to “go through the motions” of presenting Congress’ contempt charge to a grand jury for possible indictment.

A good follow up to that would have been, “and what if they don’t even do that much?” Because I seriously doubt they will. The GOP will allow itself to be stonewalled into perpetuity.

Linked by Doug Ross, thanks!

Your Sunday Hymn: I heard the Voice of Jesus Say

One of my favorite hymns – I heard the Voice of Jesus Say – in five different settings.

Jacob Moon with Sahra Featherstone performed the hymn on the Canadian  television series, God’s Greatest Hits:

I heard the voice of Jesus say, Trinity Hersttour Elburg:

Roots Worship Collective- I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say:

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say – McLean Bible Church Celtic Band – Ben Roundtree:

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say is arranged by Ben Roundtree and performed by the McLean Bible Church Celtic Band: Rosanna Louie-Juzwiak, Fiddle; Bob Pegritz, Irish Whistle; Michael Thomas, Cello; Bob Roche, Percussion; Holly Grate, Piano; and Ace Cooper, Bass. Ben Roundtree, music director and Dean Dillard,

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (Kingsfold) — Choir of Manchester Cathedral:

The Choir of Manchester Cathedral, under the direction of Christopher Stokes, perform the hymn ‘I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say’.

About Horatio Bonar “the prince of Scottish hymn writers”:

A pastor in the Church of Scotland, Horatio Bonar found that he had gift and an interest in writing verse, and took to writing adult hymns.

This continued as a habit while he served as pastor, and in the course of his ministry he published a number of hymn compilations.

“I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” was one of the hymns he wrote during his tenure at Kelso. This is perhaps his most famous song, having found good reception not only in Scotland but also in the wider English-speaking world.

What makes the hymn so widely appealing may well be its focus on the gospel call of Christ to come to him, look to him, drink, and rest, and the simple call to obey and to find in him all that he has promised. It is simple, sweet and encouraging.


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