The chief counsel’s office for the Internal Revenue Service, headed by a political appointee of President Obama, helped develop the agency’s problematic guidelines for reviewing “tea party” cases, according to a top IRS attorney. In interviews with congressional investigators, IRS lawyer Carter Hull said his superiors told him that the chief counsel’s office, led by William Wilkins, would need to review some of the first applications the agency screened for...
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Why does anyone in the media bother to show up to these press briefings. Carney has degenerated into a complete laughing stock. Nobody would believe him if he said the sun rose in the east without independent confirmation.
Last week we learned that one of two Obama political appointees in the IRS helped come up with the criteria and methods of targeting conservative groups. As a reminder:
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