Congressional Inquiry Finds White House Didn’t Use IRS To Target Political Groups – 24 December 2014

RT logoA congressional investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s mistreatment of conservative political groups shows there was no coordination between the agency and the White House.

The House Oversight Committee report, clocking in at 226 pages, said that an 18-month investigation into whether the IRS targeted conservative political groups in a conspiracy with the White House shows no coordination. The IRS admitted that before the 2012 election, it delayed tax exemption applications by groups affiliated with the Tea Party movement, but said it was not motivated by partisanship.

Republican lawmakers, however, maintained the delays were politically motivated and under instruction from the White House, despite the Obama administration’s denials.

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