House Blocks Conservative Move to Force IRS Impeachment Vote

  • Koskinen alleged to have made false statements to Congress
  • Senators have shown little interest in conducting trial

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen is sworn in before testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on Sept. 21, 2016, in Washington.

Photographer: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The House blocked an effort Tuesday by conservatives to force an impeachment vote against Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen, effectively taking the question off the congressional agenda for this year.

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