(Bloomberg) House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa sent a subpoena for Internal Revenue Service documents to the Treasury Secretary, saying he thinks the agency’s chief counsel’s office is “compromised.”

The IRS hasn’t been forthcoming in responding to committee requests for documents related to the agency’s scrutiny of Tea Party groups seeking tax exemptions, Issa, a California Republican, said today. He spoke at a hearing of a subcommittee of his panel in Washington and issued the subpoena afterward.

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