IRS admits to pricey Donald Trump parody

IRS admits to pricey Donald Trump parody

[Ed. note: Your tax dollars at work]

The IRS admitted to lawmakers that it produced another pricey parody video for an agency conference at a cost of roughly $10,000.

The video, which spoofs the Donald Trump reality show “The Apprentice,” shows IRS officials discussing ways to cut training costs for its Small Business/Self-Employed division, which was hosting the conference. The House Ways and Means Committee released the video Friday.

Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. (R-La.), who heads the committee’s Oversight subpanel, said the latest video was “another example of abuse and waste” at the agency.

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“There is nothing amusing about the American people footing the bill for this rogue and out of control agency,” he said in a statement.

The video depicts IRS officials gathered around a board table discussing ways to cut costs.

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