Thomas Massie Reminds Senator Warren She Gave Away Trillions After Bragging About IRS Collecting 38 Million From ‘Tax Cheats’ – The Conservative


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was a massive $2.2 trillion spending package intended to help Americans cope with the economic fallout of the pandemic-induced lockdown. Democrats passed the bill and former President Donald Trump signed it into law. However, Republican Representative Thomas Massie has been a consistent critic of this act since its inception.

Massie recently pointed out that the millions obtained by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from delinquent accounts is a mere pittance compared to the billions handed out through CARES Act spending policies.

He responded to Senator Elizabeth Warren’s tweet bragging about IRS collecting $38 million from tax cheats who bought luxury cars instead of paying taxes with “She gave them over a trillion dollars with the CARES Act, and now she’s bragging the IRS collected $38 million from them” followed by a facepalm emoji.

Ultimately taxpayers just want their hard-earned money used responsibly rather than bailing out irresponsible parties.

The Blaze reported the exchange:

Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky pulled the rug from under Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts after she tried to “brag” about the IRS seizing millions from delinquent accounts.

Warren posted an article from the Associated Press on her official social media account in an attempt to bolster the argument that the IRS should be given more money to hunt down people cheating on their taxes.

“The IRS collected $38 million from 175+ millionaire tax cheats in the past months — one bought a Maserati & a Bentley instead of paying taxes they owed. House Republicans want to slash IRS funding to protect wealthy tax cheats — we should be increasing it,” Warren tweeted on Sunday.

Republicans, who control the House of Representatives, have tried to obstruct a Democrat plan to spend…