IRS Agents Testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by IRS

  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Apr 07, 2014 7:09 PM GMT
    I'm happy to see many Obama and Obamacare supporters have now come to the conclusion that Obama is a liar and Obamacare is a disaster - just like the few of us on here had been warning about for years.

    Now, turn your attention to this issue please:

    IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency’s political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa.

    IRS agents testified before Oversight that ACORN groups were scrutinized because the agency thought they were old organizations applying as new ones. Emerge America was scrutinized for potential “improper private benefit.” No evidence exists that the IRS requested additional information from any Occupy Wall Street group.

    Only seven applications in the IRS backlog contained the word ‘progressive,’ all of which were then approved by the IRS, while Tea Party groups received unprecedented review and experienced years-long delays. While some liberal-oriented groups were singled out for scrutiny, evidence shows it was due to non-political reasons,” according to the Oversight staff report, which was obtained by The Daily Caller.

  • Posted by a hidden member.
    Log in to view his profile

    Apr 07, 2014 10:51 PM GMT

    [T]he Administration and congressional Democrats have seized upon the notion that the IRS’s targeting was not just limited to conservative applicants,” the report states. “These Democratic claims are flat-out wrong and have no basis in any thorough examination of the facts. Yet, the Administration’s chief defenders continue to make these assertions in a concerted effort to deflect and distract from the truth about the IRS’s targeting of tax-exempt applicants.”