The group had been campaigning against proposed ballot measures that would impose new restrictions on the industry, but officials say those measures didn’t attract enough valid signatures to get on the ballot.
“Words that come like a San Francisco fog on little cat feet won’t cut it,” Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio, the panel’s top Democrat, told Stumpf. “These were not magically delivered ‘unwanted products.’ This was fraud; fraud that you did not find or fix quickly enough.”
“There are definitely folks out there who aren’t entirely sure,” said Mark Crumpacker, who heads Chipotle’s marketing. Crumpacker said those with lingering worries are preventing other sales too, since they can “veto” going to Chipotle in group outings.
“The department has to be less stringent and perhaps more generous in the deductions we allow,” he said.
The IRS chief made the remarks at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on a drive by hard-line conservatives to oust Koskinen. Their impeachment resolution accuses him of lying to lawmakers, ignored subpoenas and overseeing an agency that destroyed emails as Congress investigated how the IRS subjected tea party groups seeking tax exemptions to harsh investigations years ago.
“Price and access exist in a balance, and we believe we have struck that balance,” Heather Bresch says in prepared testimony released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ahead of her Wednesday appearance before the panel.
Both candidates have struggled to articulate their positions. Hillary Clinton says she supports raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour, rather than the $15 supported by advocates for low-income workers and by the Democratic Party’s platform. But she also supports state and local efforts to push it higher than $12.
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About 92,000 people must find new coverage in Colorado next year because their insurance companies have left the market