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Thursday, July 28, 2022

IRS: No Political Influence In Comey|McCabe Audits

Following up on my previous posts:

Bloomberg, IRS Tells Senators No Political Influence in Comey Audit:

IRS officials at a closed-door meeting on Tuesday expressed confidence that audits of two former FBI leaders were not politically motivated, senators said.

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig “was pretty clear that there was no political interference,” Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said following the meeting between the Senate Finance Committee and IRS officials. ...

During the meeting, Rettig walked senators and their aides through the process that the IRS uses to select people for the audits Comey and McCabe were subject to, senators said. Comey and McCabe were audited under a program that conducts tax-compliance research. ...

Some House Democrats have expressed more skepticism about the IRS’s assertion that the audits were random.

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2022/07/irs-no-political-influence-in-comeymccabe-audits.html

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