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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Questions into IRS scandal still get no answers -- Post Editorial Board, NY Post

Questions into IRS scandal still get no answersFirst came Lois Lerner, who planted a question at an American Bar Association conference to get ahead of an inspector general finding that the IRS had unfairly targeted conservative organizations.

Then it was former IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman. When he was asked during an appearance before the House Oversight Committee to explain why he had visited the White House 118 times, he cited “Easter Egg Roll with my kids” as one of his reasons.

Now comes Sarah Hall Ingram, who formerly headed the IRS division that targeted conservative groups for mistreatment. Recently disclosed e-mails show that in that position Ingram shared personal IRS taxpayer information with ­people at the ­White House.

 During her appearance before the House Oversight Committee a week ago, Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly (Va.) tried to dismiss the investigation by treating the whole thing as a joke, asking Ingram if she had “been consorting with the Devil.” When Ingram answered no, Connolly went on to ask about reports she could fly. “Greatly exaggerated, sir,” she replied.

 Getting the idea that Democrats in Congress, the White House and the IRS aren’t taking this investigation seriously?

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