The commissioner of the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division was forced into retirement.
Democrats rallied to defend Koskinen, who was sworn in as IRS commissioner in December 2013.
The commissioner—no idea how or whether applicants were screened for racial biases.
early 15c., "one appointed by a commission," from Anglo-French commissionaire, from Medieval Latin commissionarius, from commissionem (see commission (n.)). Meaning "member of a commission" is from 1530s.