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Kept coming to -- McDonnell on why it is important to get to the beginning of this scandal and get it right.
Because therein -- the seeds for a Watergate like scandal which all parties involved.
Did pretty much everything wrong was it.
And could require special prosecutor to get to the bottom of it so what happened was we found ten.
Writing letters pressuring the IRS and 2012 and -- dating as far back says 2010.
-- IRS commissioner Dutch -- to do something to stop non profits from engaging in any political activities.
And then -- tipped over into they had.
-- were they making a general statement about these Tea Party type groups -- those the ones they wanted to go after them making under the amorphous.
Taxes -- that was an important question because senate and hear the names that senator Carl Schumer senators Al Franken.
Max Baucus senator Levin and senator Carl Levin was very upset with lowest -- and -- -- a letter complaining that.
Essentially the iris is behaving passively.
-- she's saying he essentially said that her response to my demands are.
-- also -- sentence he was upset about an assistant to say listen you've got to stop nonprofits they got to suck these groups are trying to be nonprofits.
-- from engaging in political activity.
And so he actually came in named a dozen groups in his letter including Club for Growth Americans for prosperity and world -- -- -- certain groups brilliant matters that who have -- those names to right now those lives and not come -- with sixty plus associates.
Those groups are named in his letter to -- -- -- Commissioner -- summit saying you need to look into this to see what is going on with his groups and he also said essentially you know he -- how long after you get a complaint -- the higher still to compliance review so and and we haven't -- on the -- -- -- Al Franken and senator Chuck Schumer is flattered they they are saying listen we may be threatened to pass legislation at the -- fast act.
They were saying he needs is -- the IRS that that summit.
You need to cap spending at these groups so that other words we also have other -- pressure from these get pressure from these guys starting a 201032012.
And see any insight among the groups and he left leaning groups well it was only Carl Levin -- -- the names of groups that but -- -- early look into her.
The groups that would be the target or that the -- should look at were the very groups that ultimately were looked at.
Correct eight yes that's right and so senator Carl Levin -- of these groups can't be looked at and twenty now there's no -- rage.
Yeah of this so -- -- moment you know I'm shocked shocked but you have literally senator Schumer and senator Al Franken running away from these -- questions that are rightfully being asked.
That you weren't involved in this from the get go you knew what was going on -- you know the president and the White House can say.
Whatever they're going to say now but they'll all ready -- I from the early from -- our early from the get go from 2010.
The Democrats were acting the Democrats -- moving and pressuring the IRS to move quickly and if it didn't they -- threatening to pass legislation to change the IRS.
Rules on the IRS and pull the rug out from under the IRS and it in their oversight of nonprofit activity you don't go away young lady.
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