House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) launched into White House press secretary Jay Carney on Sunday, labeling him a “paid liar” obfuscating the truth about the IRS’ targeting of conservatives. “Their paid liar, their paid spokesperson, the picture behind, he’s still making up things about what happened and calling this a local rogue,” Issa told Candy Crowley of CNN on Sunday. “This is a problem that was in all likelihood right out of Washington headquarters,” he said. “We’re getting to proving it.”
Issa blasted away at Carney, stating, “The president’s spokesman – spokesperson – is saying whatever’s convenient at the time. The story changes.”
Carney has been lambasted by members of the press over past weeks for his ever-changing answers on scandals ranging from Benghazi to the IRS to the Department of Justice’s targeting of certain members of the press.