Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, in a Senate Judiciary Committee session on May 9, 2013. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
“We contacted them to confirm our game, which was scheduled for tomorrow night, and they said they needed to reschedule,” Cornyn spokesman Drew Brandewie told Yahoo News by email. “Guess they needed an extension.”
Cornyn has been among the IRS’ sharpest critics in the aftermath of revelations that it improperly subjected conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status to greater scrutiny than it imposed on liberal groups.
The Texas senator noted the IRS default on Facebook and Twitter.
Team Cornyn softball team was scheduled to play the IRS team on Friday, "the Cheetahs." Game has been cancelled... fb.me/1yMU1Y50V
— JohnCornyn (@JohnCornyn) May 16, 2013