House Republican voted unanimously to defund the non-existent “87,000 IRS agents,” a myth that was debunked by USA TODAY and The New York Times:
Many Republicans bragged on Twitter about voting for the non-existing agents, and failed to mention the Democrat-controlled Senate will never pass their imaginary delusion into law.
Nixing the 87,000 IRS agents tonight and conservatives are just getting started! pic.twitter.com/SfiWyOxX5j— Rep. Lauren Boebert (@RepBoebert) January 10, 2023
Voting to defund 87,000 IRS agents in about 20 min. 😏— Anna Paulina Luna (@realannapaulina) January 10, 2023
🚨 BREAKING → The House just voted to repeal funding for Biden’s 87,000 new IRS agents.— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) January 10, 2023
Every Democrat voted no. Tells you all you need to know.
First act of the Republican majority: DEFUNDING 87,000 IRS Agents targeting American families— Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene🇺🇸 (@RepMTG) January 10, 2023
Proud to vote YES!
Tonight I will vote to DEFUND the 87,000 IRS agents hired to go after YOU!— Ronny Jackson (@RonnyJacksonTX) January 9, 2023
🚨 House Republicans just voted unanimously to repeal the Democrats’ army of 87,000 IRS agents 🚨— Kevin McCarthy (@SpeakerMcCarthy) January 10, 2023
This was our very first act of the new Congress, because government should work for you, not against you.
Promises made. Promises kept.
Tonight, I will vote against the 87,000 IRS agents empowered by the Biden Administration and Democrats to harass middle class families and small businesses. 🧵— Wesley Hunt (@WesleyHuntTX) January 10, 2023
(Sources: The New York Times, USA TODAY, Yahoo Finance, MSNBC/YouTube, Twitter)