Republican IRS agent says Cincinnati began 'Tea Party' inquiries

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Christingle Matthews

Oklahoma City, OK

#1 Jun 9, 2013
Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A U.S. Internal Revenue Service manager, who described himself as a conservative Republican, told congressional investigators that he and a local colleague decided to give conservative groups the extra scrutiny that has prompted weeks of political controversy.

In an official interview transcript released on Sunday by Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings, the manager said he and an underling set aside "Tea Party" and "patriot" groups that had applied for tax-exempt status because the organizations appeared to pose a new precedent that could affect future IRS filings.

Cummings, top Democrat on the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducting the probe, told CNN's "State of the Union" program that the manager's comments provided evidence that politics was not behind IRS actions that have fueled a month-long furor in Washington.

Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/democrat-irs-testimony-...

Please Proceed Chairman Issa

“I Want To Be Evil”

Since: Feb 13

I Wanna Be Bad

#2 Jun 10, 2013
You tell em, Elijah! End of story, we can put this scandal to bed. Because a person claiming to be a Conservative Republican would never turn out to be a Lyin' Liberal. And, even so ~~~
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#3 Jun 10, 2013
Odd, naming your group after TAX PROTESTORS is a problem ??? LMAOROFU~!
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#5 Jun 10, 2013
The party of transparency seems to be honest about real problems... Most of them caused by witch hunters and Bush ...

Sure hope.. the right does another 38th useless vote on ObamaCare, THAT'LL create jobs ???
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Jun 10, 2013
Christingle Matthews wrote:
Source: Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A U.S. Internal Revenue Service manager, who described himself as a conservative Republican, told congressional investigators that he and a local colleague decided to give conservative groups the extra scrutiny that has prompted weeks of political controversy.
In an official interview transcript released on Sunday by Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings, the manager said he and an underling set aside "Tea Party" and "patriot" groups that had applied for tax-exempt status because the organizations appeared to pose a new precedent that could affect future IRS filings.
Cummings, top Democrat on the House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee conducting the probe, told CNN's "State of the Union" program that the manager's comments provided evidence that politics was not behind IRS actions that have fueled a month-long furor in Washington.
Read more: http://news.yahoo.com/democrat-irs-testimony-...
Please Proceed Chairman Issa
Issa don't have a case against the Obama admin. so he'll rather stall until he can make up some BS
these made up scandals have only increased Obama favorable rating and have decreased the republican congress rating.
real space ace

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Jun 10, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Issa don't have a case against the Obama admin. so he'll rather stall until he can make up some BS
these made up scandals have only increased Obama favorable rating and have decreased the republican congress rating.
Made up scandals???? Yep.......all 10,000 of them.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#8 Jun 10, 2013
Heard they called SWAT to deal with YOUR scandals ??

Student Wellness Awareness Team (SWAT)

Grow a pair & admit it... LMAOROTFU~!!
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Jun 10, 2013
real space ace wrote:
<quoted text>Made up scandals???? Yep.......all 10,000 of them.
you need some oxgen space pup.
Con sense

Seattle, WA

#11 Jun 10, 2013
Shacking up ???

Yeah, Obama "invented" sex, right ?
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#13 Jun 14, 2013
The party of transparency seems to be honest about real problems... Most of them caused by witch hunters and Bush ...

Sure hope.. the right does another 38th useless vote on ObamaCare, THAT'LL create jobs ???

Hey, let's start a tax protest group and pretend the IRS won't notice....?

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