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Dems release their own IRS transcripts {Elijah Cummings}
Politico ^ | June 18, 2013 | RACHAEL BADE

Posted on 06/18/2013 1:48:19 PM PDT by don-o

Leaders on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are escalating the battle over the investigation into the IRS tea party targeting scandal.

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the panel’s top Democrat, released hundreds of pages of transcripts today of an interview the committee conducted with a self-described “conservative Republican” IRS nonprofit screening manager in Cincinnati who says one of his employees was the first to single out a tea party group applying for a tax exemption.

And he said he agreed with the decision.

“In this particular case, it was apparent that there was not enough information that was allowing [redacted name] to make … the proper determination,” he said. “I told him at that point in time I agreed with this thinking, and to give me the particulars of the case, and that I would elevate that issue to my area manager.”

Though the transcript doesn’t reveal the name of the interview subject, John Shafer is the only screening manager the committee has questioned.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cummings4corruption; dncrico; irsrico; noaccountability
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To: don-o

E. Lie jah


21 posted on 06/18/2013 2:28:39 PM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: don-o

By finding one case with a (perhaps) justifiable question of qualifications of an organization, now all cases are justified. My only concern is that this slimy hack will get away with this.


22 posted on 06/18/2013 3:53:03 PM PDT by Chaguito
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