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Sunday, February 1, 2015

The IRS Scandal, Day 633

IRS Logo 2Washington Times, Senate GOP Demands Obama Turn Over All Communications with IRS:

Senate Republicans on Thursday asked President Obama to turn over all communications he and his aides have had with the IRS since 2010, hoping to find out whether the tax collection agency shared private taxpayer information with political operatives at the White House.

The request, made in a letter obtained by The Washington Times, is signed by Senate Finance Chairman Orrin G. Hatch and all 13 other Republicans on the committee, and is addressed specifically to Mr. Obama, saying they want to see if his employees broke the law by acquiring or sharing private information.

“We have an obligation to conduct oversight of the federal government’s administration of our tax laws,” the lawmakers wrote. “As part of this oversight, we are seeking to determine the degree to and manner in which the Internal Revenue Service shares taxpayer information with the Executive Office of the President.”

The Republicans said they tried to get the information from the IRS, but it has been “unable to provide a full accounting of its employees’ communications with the White House.” The GOP senators gave the president a Feb. 20 deadline.

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2015/02/the-irs.html

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Comments

The White House will refuse to cooperate and the MSM will ignore.

Posted by: VoteOutIncumbents | Feb 1, 2015 11:19:00 AM

There's a song for the White House response. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z54-QHEZN6E

Posted by: Mark | Feb 1, 2015 12:02:19 PM