BOOM: White House Was Not Involved In Targeting Of Conservative Groups

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1776 Defucker

San Jose, CA

#1 Jun 20, 2013
In a rebuke to House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has released the full transcript of a key interview with an IRS employee at the heart of the agency's scandal.

The 200-page transcript sheds additional light on the decision by the IRS to screen out tea party groups applying for tax-exempt status during the months and years leading up to the 2012 elections.

Republican and Democratic committee staffers interviewed IRS official John Shafer on June 6 about the agency's decision to scrutinize a tea party group's application for tax-exempt 501(c)(4) status. Shafer, who identified himself as "a conservative Republican" and said he'd worked for the IRS since 1992, said that he and a fellow screener initially flagged a tea party group and continued to do so with subsequent applications in order to maintain consistency in the process.
CRASSUS

Green Bay, WI

#2 Jun 20, 2013
The "White House" doesn't exist anymore. It's known as the Jigakrib.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#4 Jun 20, 2013
The "con" house doesn't exist either, it's known as the "drunk dump"....

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