Democrats highlight IRS targeting of liberals, slam probe
House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa (R) and the panel's top Democrat Elijah Cummings (L) have fueded publicly over the IRS scandal.
July 12th, 2013
03:11 PM ET
9 months ago

Democrats highlight IRS targeting of liberals, slam probe

Washington (CNN) - Congressional Democrats revealed new documents on Friday indicating the Internal Revenue Service subjected both liberal and conservative organizations to additional tax scrutiny in recent years, raising new questions about assertions of unfair politically based targeting.

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House committee investigating the matter, asked his GOP counterpart to summon the Treasury Department's chief investigator, J. Russell George, to a panel hearing scheduled for next Thursday.

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