Skip to comments.EXCLUSIVE: Feds admit improper scrutiny of candidate, donor tax records
Posted on 07/16/2013 5:46:14 AM PDT by SueRae
The Treasury Department has admitted for the first time that confidential tax records of several political candidates and campaign donors were improperly scrutinized by government officials, but the Justice Department has declined to prosecute any of the cases.
Its investigators also are probing two allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted for audit candidates for public office, the Treasurys inspector general for tax administration, J. Russell George, has privately told Sen. Chuck Grassley.
In a written response to a request by Mr. Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, Mr. George said a review turned up four cases since 2006 in which unidentified government officials took part in unauthorized access or disclosure of tax records of political donors or candidates, including one case he described as willful. In four additional cases, Mr. George said, allegations of improper access of IRS records were not substantiated by the evidence
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Bengazi. That said, there are so many scandals that the courts and prisons should be overflowing. However, there aren’t. So...what difference does it make?
All these scandals and not one impeachment, not one criminal indictment.
Republicans are wimps.
“Yeah! We did it! So what!” - Freddie the Fed
I wonder, will that information EVER be released? I'm not holding my breath because I already know the answer.
It was a partisan witchhunt, but nothing to see move along. Purely and error it didn’t really happen and won’t happen AGAIN.
the release could lead to a civil lawsuit by those who were compromised by this political witchhunt.
Wonder if Romney's tax records were among those investigated (at Harry Reid's order)? Harry was spinning "taxer conspiracy theories" during the 2012 election.