FBI Report Details IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups
Official FBI documents recently obtained by Judicial Watch reveal more details on how the IRS deliberately buried the applications of some conservative groups, a scandal that ultimately cost former IRS Commissioner Lois Lerner her job.
The 105-page FBI report released this week details the mid-2013 interviews with Cincinnati IRS employees.
The report details the various processes the IRS used to wrongfully exclude applications from Tea Party organizations beginning in 2010 and lasting all the way through Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012.
When applications were received by Tea Party organizations, they were automatically rejected.
But instead of notifying the group that they'd been turned down for tax-exempt status, the application was then assigned to “Group 7822” for an extended “inventory” process.
During that time, the Cincinnati IRS employees would wait for further instructions from IRS headquarters in Washington, D.C..GO READ THE WHOLE THING.