Fox's Krauthammer Admits Every GOP-Led Congressional Investigation "Has Failed Or Backfired"

Fox's Krauthammer Admits Every GOP-Led Congressional Investigation "Has Failed Or Backfired"

Charles Krauthammer: "Republicans Have Demonstrated ... That They Have No Ability To Conduct Successful Investigations Of This Administration"

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From the October 27 edition of Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier:

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CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Look, this not going to end well. Republicans have demonstrated, if they ever demonstrated anything, Republicans in the Congress have shown that they have no ability to conduct successful investigations of this administration. Everything they have touched has failed or backfired. Even Benghazi, where they had prima facie evidence of new data showing that Hillary Clinton had said to the Egyptian ambassador, a day after the incident, it had nothing to do with the video and then spent the next week or two telling that to the country and to the father of one of those who fell. The most damning evidence I can imagine, it's something you would have started a hearing with and would have had tremendous impact, and they didn't succeed. They ended up, the image is the way it's been received is she had a triumph. If you can't score on that you're not going to score on this. George admits it's not going to pass in the Senate. This is a waste of energy. If the intent is, as Chaffetz says, to restore confidence in the IRS, you know how you do that? You win the White House, you appoint a new IRS commissioner, and then you get an uncompromised DOJ to go in and to prosecute Lois Lerner.

Related:

Jason Chaffetz Moves To Impeach IRS Chief

Previously:

Media Condemn "Sham" Benghazi Committee Hearing

Fox Is Obsessed With Pushing The Debunked "Smoking Gun" Claim That Clinton Intentionally Misled The Public About Benghazi Attackers' Motivations

Right-Wing Media Lament Benghazi Committee "Didn't Accomplish Much" During Clinton Hearing

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