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May 17, 2013

NYT: Senior Officials in Administration Were Told That the IG Was Investigating the IRS for Targeting Tea Party Groups Five Months Before The Election

I juiced the headline but only slightly -- senior Treasury officials were told, and they are senior staffers of the Administration.

The Treasury Department’s inspector general told senior Treasury officials in June 2012 he was investigating the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of politically active organizations seeking tax exemptions, disclosing for the first time on Friday that Obama administration officials were aware of the matter during the presidential campaign year.

Now this does not get you to Barack Obama himself, but "senior Treasury officials" are not strangers to the President. They are not far-flung functionaries.

Obama's claim that he "didn't know" until last Friday is looking... like a lie.

Discussion at Breitbart.






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