May 16th, 2013
07:55 AM ET
7 years ago

'Angry' Obama announces IRS leader's ouster after conservatives targeted

Washington (CNN) - The nation's top tax collector resigned Wednesday amid controversy over Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups that applied for federal tax-exempt status.

The official, acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, was aware employees were targeting conservative groups in May 2012, according to the agency.

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