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As we've reported tonight they're two scandals now rocking the nation's capital both -- on this president and his administration.
They've even managed to upset the liberal national media to the point that they actually might return.
To their roles as watchdogs rather than lap dogs that they've become.
Under the Obama administration.
The president's refusal to tell the American people exactly what happened and Ben Ghazi in why is simply outrageous.
And now we learned that the administration's Internal Revenue Service has engaged in political reprisal.
Political targeting and created an ideological enemies list.
It was only four years ago that the president joked about the IRS.
Going after his enemies in his commencement speech at Arizona State University let's.
I learned never again.
To pick another team over the Sun Devils in my NCAA -- President crawl on the board of regents will soon learn about being audited by the IRS.
-- irony of ironies that was exactly four years ago.
Today may thirteenth 2009.
And there are more irony is an IRS inspector general report.
It couldn't be completed for some reason before the election -- here.
It's now been -- at least in parts.
And that report reveals that the IRS was targeting organizations.
Applying for tax exempt status at least as early.
As march 2010.
Terrorist targeting organizations that use the phrases for example.
Tea Party patriots.
In that initial phase of targeting.
Ten Tea Party organizations.
By June of 2011.
The IRS and expanded that criteria.
Use to scrutinize applications to include groups working on issues like government debt.
And groups who were critical.
God for bad.
Of how the country's being run in -- By this time they -- Harris had flagged more than 100.
Tea Party related applications.
And senior -- Us officials.
I remember the late Friday and how the IRS was initially blaming low level employees.
In distant offices for the scandal.
While the inspector general report.
Shows that -- -- she's the head of the IRS division that oversees tax exempt organizations.
-- by June of 2011.
That those conservative groups were being targeted.
Lerner instructed agents to change their criteria for why big groups but that lasted until all the way up -- January.
Last year when they IRS said it would start looking at any political organizations involved -- quote limiting expanding government.
Or for example -- education on the constitution.
And bill of rights.
In quote and social economic reform -- Break just two months later in march of last year then commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.
Doug Schulman a Democrat.
Appointed by George Bush testify before congress that they RS.
Wasn't doing exactly.
What it was -- Can you give us assurances that the IRS is not targeting.
Particular groups based on political leanings first let me start by saying yes.
I can give you assurances.
As you know we pride ourselves on being a non.
Political nonpartisan organization and so.
What's been happening.
Has been in the normal back and forth that happens with the IRS.
Children's term expired last November.
They IRS scandal broke three days ago.
Now there are at least two congressman calling for the resignation of acting IRS commissioner Stephen Miller.
Who served as deputy commissioner commissioner for services and enforcement when the targeting occurred under -- And that house Ways and Means Committee chairman congressman Dave Camp as I said as launched an investigation and holding a hearing this coming Friday.
He has demanded all communications within the IRS.
-- he wants them by Wednesday.
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