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  • 19 Facts On IRS Targeting President Obama Can't Blame On Republicans

    07/23/2015 9:41:43 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 23, 2015 | By Robert W. Wood
    On The Daily Show, President Obama blamed Republicans for the IRS scandal: “You’ve got this back office, and they’re going after the Tea Party. Well, it turned out, no, Congress had passed a crummy law that didn’t give people guidance in terms of what it was they were trying to do. They did it poorly and stupidly. The truth of the matter is that there was not some big conspiracy there. They were trying to sort out these conflicting demands. You don’t want all this money pouring through non-for- profits, but you also want to make sure everybody is being...
  • GOP report: Top IRS official considered admitting targeting before 2012 election -- but didn’t

    12/22/2014 5:35:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 22, 2014
    A top IRS official considered going public with the agency’s targeting of conservative groups at a hearing just months before the 2012 presidential election but ultimately decided against revealing the bombshell news, according to a new report from a GOP-led House committee. Then-Deputy Commissioner Steven Miller wrote in an email in June 2012, about a month before a House Ways and Means subcommittee hearing, that he was weighing whether to testify to “put a stake” in the “c4” issue -- apparently a reference to allegations about politics playing a role in the agency’s denial of tax-exempt, 501(c)(4) status to conservative-leaning...
  • 25 tea party groups sue Obama administration, IRS

    05/29/2013 5:59:25 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies
    25 tea party groups sue Obama administration, IRS By: Byron Tau May 29, 2013 02:11 PM EDT A conservative watchdog group filed a lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of 25 tea party groups against the Internal Revenue Service and Obama administration officials. The complaint, filed by the American Center for Law and Justice, alleges that the Obama administration overstepped its authority and violated the First and Fifth amendments to the U.S. Constitution. It’s the latest in the unfolding legal drama over the IRS’s admitted targeting of tea party groups — a scandal that has already cost the acting head of the...
  • Report: Internal IRS investigation found conservative abuse in May 2012

    05/23/2013 6:24:57 AM PDT · by TexasCajun · 11 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 05/21/2013 | Vince Coglianese
    A year ago, an Internal Revenue Service internal review concluded that conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status were being excessively targeted by the agency. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that IRS officials revealed the findings of the internal review to congressional investigators last Monday. IRS senior technical advisor Nancy Marks led the investigation, the Post reports, under the direction of then-deputy commissioner Steven Miller.
  • IRS Agents: Conservatives, Churches 'Obnoxious' [video]

    05/17/2013 10:31:21 PM PDT · by grundle · 12 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | May 17, 2013
    Congressman Tom Price questioning acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller on Friday...
  • WOW! HUGE STORY!!… Obama IRS Asked Tea Party Groups For Back-End Access to Their Websites (Audio)

    05/17/2013 1:24:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 133 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 17, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    IT GETS WORSE! The Obama IRS demanded that several Tea Party groups provide back-end access to their websites. From reliable sources: This happened to several Tea Party groups! The source has this in writing. It states they wanted access to everything the members had access to, which would be chats, email, contact information, etc. The group raised less than $600. She was targeted as early as October 2010....
  • Acting IRS head Miller resigns after agency controversy

    05/15/2013 4:34:00 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    WASHINGTON - Steven Miller, who resigned on Wednesday as the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service, said in a message to colleagues that there is a "strong and immediate need" to restore public trust in the nation's tax agency. Miller resigned after the IRS became embroiled in a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny. "It is with regret that I will be departing from the IRS as my acting assignment ends in early June," Miller said in an internal message that was released by the IRS. "This has been an incredibly difficult time for...
  • Acting IRS commissioner resigns in wake of agency scandal

    05/15/2013 3:42:10 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 154 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 5/15/2013 | Fox News
    <p>President Obama says Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has requested and received the resignation of acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller, after critical report on targeting of conservative groups.</p>
  • IRS head Steven Miller: 'Mistakes were made'

    05/14/2013 7:26:18 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 87 replies
    Politico ^ | 14 May 2013 | LAUREN FRENCH
    Steven Miller is breaking his silence about the scandal that’s engulfing the Internal Revenue Service. Miller, the acting IRS commissioner, is quickly emerging as the focus of fury in Washington after an agency official acknowledged last week that conservative groups seeking nonprofit status were targeted for extra screening if their applications included words such as “tea party” or “patriot.” In an op-ed published Tuesday in USA Today, he said the agency was simply trying to manage the explosive growth in applications for 501(c)(4) status that started pouring in to the IRS in 2010. "The Internal Revenue Service recognizes that we...
  • IRS boss of Tea Party probes targeted anti-Clinton group in 1990s

    05/13/2013 6:53:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 5/13/13 | Paul Bedard
    Steven T. Miller, the acting IRS commissioner who managed the division that has admitted targeting anti-Obama Tea Party groups, was one of several agents who investigated anti-Clinton organizations including Judicial Watch during that Democrat´s administration, according to court documents and interviews. Miller, who headed the IRS Services and Enforcement Division from 2009 until the end of last year, is named in court documents as part of a trio of Internal Revenue Service officials who allegedly characterized the 1998-2001 investigation of Judicial Watch as politically motivated.