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  • Carney: White House notified of IRS targeting ‘several weeks ago;’ Obama: I found out Friday

    05/14/2013 11:31:49 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 117 replies ^ | 5-14-2013 | Sarah Hofmann
    Full Title - "Carney: White House notified of IRS targeting tea party ‘several weeks ago;’ Obama: I found out Friday [VIDEO]" White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a press conference Tuesday that the White House was notified about the IRS targeting tea party groups “several weeks ago.” This comes a day after President Obama said he found out about it from news reports on Friday of last week. During a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, President Obama was asked about the IRS scandal. He responded, ”I first learned about it from the same...
  • Carney on IRS: We Cannot 'Say Something Concretely Happened That Was Inappropriate'

    05/14/2013 12:34:54 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies ^ | 5-14-2013 | Ben Shapiro
    An AP reporter asked, “The president did use the word 'if these activities had taken place,' but there has been an acknowledgement on the part of the IRS leadership that these things did indeed occur. I wondered why the president used that phrasing in claiming that it was outrageous?" Carney’s response: “Those from the IRS that have spoken about this obviously have much greater insight into what took place than we do. We have not seen the report. We have not independently collected information about what transpired. We need the independent inspector general's report to be released before we can...