The "social welfare" mission for tax-exempt nonprofit groups certainly covers issues about government spending, government debt, federal taxes, "how the government is run," the Bill of Rights and the Constitution.Those educational efforts are within the letter of the tax law and the IRS code, tax pros say.So why did the IRS zero in on nonprofit applicants with the words "Tea Party" or "patriot" in their names for doing just that, rejecting their tax-exempt status for educating the public on issues that affect all taxpayers? Why did the IRS start applying a new political test in January 2012, according to the Washington Post , for these "social welfare" groups that apply for tax-exempt status?Did the IRS also do a deep dive of left wing groups with the words "progressive" or "move on" in their names, as Rep. Daryl Issa (R-Calif.) asks?"Unfortunately, it appears as though the IRS looked only at conservative groups applying for the exemption, an inexcusable mistake," The New York Times no...
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Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.), and Rep. Patrick Meehan, (R-Pa.), on the Department of Justice’s intra-agency failures in the ATF ’s “Fast & Furious” operation.
Attorney Tamara Holder discusses the continued investigation into operation Fast & Furious and ensuing death of an American Border Patrol Agent.
Rep. Darrell Issa, (R-Calif.), on efforts to obtain all the documents requested from the Justice Department on the ATF ’s “Fast & Furious” operation.
Rep. Paul Gosar, (R-Ariz.), on efforts to extend the payroll tax cut and calls for Attorney General Eric Holder to resign.
Lanny Davis, former Special Counsel to President Clinton, on Republican calls for Attorney General Eric Holder to resign over the “Fast & Furious” operation.
Lanny Davis, former Special Counsel to President Clinton, on the investigation into the “Fast & Furious” operation and whether Attorney General Eric Holder has withheld any information.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-SC), on the investigation into the ATF ’s “Fast & Furious” operation.
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