From Government Executive:

In the hot seat before a Senate panel probing the recent data breach of the Internal Revenue Service, Commissioner John Koskinen on Tuesday said the recent theft of personal identifying information of more than 100,000 taxpayers was not related to his agency’s budget crunch. “I don’t want everyone to think every problem we have is a budget problem—there are issues of management,” Koskinen told a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee reviewing the tax agency’s efforts to tighten its website user authentication security procedures.