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May 17th, 2013
11:07 AM ET

President Obama taps Daniel Werfel to be the new acting IRS commissioner – CNN’s Dan Lothian reports

President Obama wasted no time selecting a senior budget officer Daniel Werfel to be the new acting IRS commissioner. He replaces Steven Miller who was fired this week over the allegations the IRS agency targeted conservative political groups applying for tax exempt status. Friday, Miller will be grilled about the scandal in the first in a series of congressional hearings by Members of the House Ways and Means Committee. CNN’s Dan Lothian is following developments for us.

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