Skip to comments.Cleta Mitchell to Newsmax: IRS Scandal Reaches to White House (says she has tangible proof!)
Posted on 05/14/2013 11:18:06 AM PDT by drewh
Cleta Mitchell, one of Washington's most respected elections attorneys, told Newsmax she has tangible proof that high-ranking IRS officials in Washington were fully aware of the agency's campaign to target conservative groups for heightened scrutiny, despite their denials.
And she thinks the president knew about the practice too. If proven, she said, it could be an impeachable offense.
Mitchell, in an interview with Newsmax TV on Tuesday, said she was told by a Cincinnati IRS agent that applications by two of her conservative clients were being processed by and would ultimately be approved or denied in Washington.
She said she also is aware of nearly 100 other conservative groups that were being targeted by Washington.
"There were nearly 100 groups across the country that got the very egregious set of letters from the IRS that were almost identical and they came from offices all over the country so I know of at least 85 to 90, maybe more, organizations," said Mitchell, who represents six groups which say they have been targeted, including the King Street Patriots and True the Vote.
"If they had the name "tea party" or they had the word "patriots" or if their mission was smaller government or study the Constitution, believe it or not, that would cause the IRS to say, 'Oh we better investigate these groups.'"
In the case of one such client, she and her family subsequently became targets for audits to their personal and business tax returns, and were even visited by three different government agencies. She also knows of other groups who had surprise visits from the FBI after they applied for IRS status.
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THIS is huge AND serious.......
Lord, make it so.
I think the other shoe just dropped. :)
IT says DC which we know, no where does she say WH, that is only implied or inferred by reader.
Will holder and odumb@$$ resign immediately
A whole lot of resumes are being brushed up today...
Well heck, "I think" so too, but that will not buy me much, will it? A lot more proof is needed other than a good hunch.
Linky no worky. Server probably getting hammered.
The GOP House can impeach him until the cows come home. But as long as the Senate Dems remain craven and corrupt, he will not be removed. That is the hard lesson from the Clinton years, and why Obama is pursuing this tyranny with such brazeness.
drewh ~:”... If proven, she said, it could be an impeachable offense.”
A telephone communication is heresay
A written notification is admissable proof
if written by an adminstrator ( who willthen be thrown under the bus )
And now we know that the IRS sent confidential applications to progressive superpacs.
Including donor lists.
Rush was just laying out the story with the Sandlers and Pro Publica.
I wanted to join but I was afraid something like this would happen.
Certainly their are egregious offenses, but until the House is willing to take a vote on impeachment, there will be no impeachment, and therefore no impeachable offenses.
I doubt history will ever reveal what exactly the dems have on Boehner, but it must be devastating.
Its only impeachable if those with the power of impeachment are willing to wield that power.
Democrats will always close ranks and lock arms.
Your use of "Huge and Serious" is inappropriate here as it is not in line with typical FR lore.
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