Source: Two 'rogue' workers principally behind IRS targeting of conservatives
May 15th, 2013
01:41 PM ET
1 year ago

Source: Two 'rogue' workers principally behind IRS targeting of conservatives

Washington (CNN) – The Internal Revenue Service has identified two "rogue" employees in the agency's Cincinnati office as being principally responsible for "overly aggressive" handling of requests by conservative groups for tax-exempt status, a congressional source told CNN.

In a meeting on Capitol Hill, acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller described the employees as being "off the reservation," according to the source. It was not clear precisely what the alleged behavior involved.

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  1. Larry in Houston

    guess that was the ONLY thing that I liked about 'ol herman cain – 9 – 9 – 9 in other words, he most likely would have got rid of the IRS – and went clean across the board, with 9% taxes , no matter what your income was. same way w/ capital gains, business taxes, & the whole 9 yards. Imagine if we got rid of the worthless IRS. Yes, there would be a lot of people un-employed, but after the smoke cleared, the whole nation would have been better off. There would be so many "start up" Businesses, it would be pitiful, in this country.

    May 15, 2013 04:27 pm at 4:27 pm |
  2. ThinkAgain

    @Rotting fish head: "Immigration, DOMA, Don't Ask Don't Tell, to name a few."

    In what way?

    May 15, 2013 04:29 pm at 4:29 pm |
  3. ThinkAgain

    @ja: "The gop didn't demand heads in the cia agent outing or the lies of wmds"

    Of course they didn't! And it speaks volumes about just what the GOP is all about ... and it ISN'T our country!

    May 15, 2013 04:31 pm at 4:31 pm |
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