By Geoff Earle
Deputy U.s. Political Editor For

The White House has already begun fielding candidates as President Trump weighs whom to select to lead the Internal Revenue Service – an agency currently auditing his taxes and assisting special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.

Current IRS commissioner John Koskinen’s term expires Nov. 12th, and reappointment seems unlikely, as he is reviled by some powerful Republicans on Capitol Hill.

‘He should not keep him on,’ Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), a Senate Finance Committee member, told ‘Listen, if you judge him based upon performance, he shouldn’t have his job right now they should replace him immediately.’

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