– Sen. Max Baucus in a May 17 interview with Bloomberg News about the targeting of conservatives by the IRS.
Suppose you are an IRS agent who targeted Tea Party groups, sending them nastygrams that strongly suggested you thought that they weren’t just some Constitution-loving citizens, but rather liars who were just funneling money from well-heeled corporate backers into elections.Read More
Tuesday 10:00 am Senate Finance Committee Hearing http://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=9b0a1cc8-5056-a032-5219-3e11fc44d504 United States Senate Committee on Finance Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 10:00 AM 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building A Review of Criteria Used by the IRS to Identify 501(c)(4) Applications for Greater Scrutiny Witness Testimony Mr. Steven T. Miller, Acting Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, Washington, DC The Honorable J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, United States Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC The Honorable Douglas Shulman, Former IRS Commissioner, Washington, DC Wednesday 9:30 House Oversight Hearing Oversight Announces IRS Hearing Next Week May 15, 2013 WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., today announced that the Committee will hold a hearing on political targeting at the Internal Revenue Service next Wednesday. “The IG report indicts IRS for a colossal management failure, but leaves many questions unanswered,” said Chairman Issa. The full committee hearing, entitled “The IRS: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs,” will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will be streamed live at http://oversight.house.gov. The Committee has invited the following witnesses to testify: Neal S. Wolin, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Treasury J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Lois Lerner, Director of Exempt Organizations, Internal Revenue Service Douglas Shulman, Former Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service