Thursday, October 7, 2010

Even the NY Times is questioning the use of the IRS against Repubs.

Republicans are questioning if the Obama Admin is getting "Nixonian" in their use of the IRS

Congressional Republicans are pushing back against Democrats by warning about the possible misuse of the Internal Revenue Service to audit conservative groups.
Leading Republicans are suggesting that a senior official in the Obama administration may have improperly accessed the tax records of Koch Industries, an oil company whose owners are major conservative donors......

the Treasury Department inspector general said the office had opened an investigation into allegations by Senator Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, the ranking Republican on the Finance Committee, and six other Republican senators that
a senior administration official had improperly disclosed confidential taxpayer information

in the case of Koch Industries during a background conference call with journalists.
See article here