Congressional, News & Private Investigators have now proven that Administration
Officials used Federal Agencies to put “Hit-Jobs” on members of the American Public
that the Administration did not like. The IRS was used to attack ideological
adversaries, the Department of Energy was used to attack business competitors of the
Administrations campaign financiers. The White House Press Office was used to seed
character assassination articles in the media, via associated front-tabloids and
House chairman: Documents prove IRS ‘political targeting’ of conservatives
“I promise you – there will be news on the IRS side as early as next week. So stay tuned,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Chaffetz this week detailed elements of his panel’s probe in an address to the Ripon Society in Washington, accusing the IRS of violating a House subpoena in destroying evidence and mocking President Obama’s claim on Jon Stewart‘s Comedy Channel show that “the real scandal around the IRS” is underfunding the agency.
“Probably the biggest thing our committee is looking at is the IRS,” said the Utah lawmaker. “You have political targeting that is factual at this point. There are no ifs, ands or buts. You had groups within the IRS who were politically targeting conservatives and impeding their First Amendment rights,” he added.