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-- President Obama have an enemy's list on our own Kim's Russell caused a stir.
In April when a column suggesting that he does pointing to a Obama campaign website the targeted private citizens who donated to Mitt Romney.
Big donors were highlighted on the web site with claims that they have quote.
Less than reputable records in a follow up column can noted that a democratic operative had been digging into the divorce records of one of those contributors.
-- businessman frank.
More so Kim what's the latest on -- on the government and mr.
-- -- So the latest is that mr.
-- salute the president calls them out by name a couple of weeks after.
He gets targeted by the most powerful person on the planet we have this private investigator.
Now it turns out Paul he's being audited not just by one federal agency that by -- he and his wife are being audited by the IRS.
For two years of their tax returns and on a couple of -- weeks after they got a letter informing them of that.
He got a letter from the department of -- saying that he was also being audited there.
For some workers that he hires and a ranch in Idaho they they come -- on temporary agricultural visas are from Mexico and and they're looking -- of that aspect of his life as well.
So I guess the question is mere coincidence that these two bureaucracies decided.
Two to invest him at the same time or was somebody either giving orders are just sort of looking at the the public record and saying that might be a good idea do we know.
Well that's a problem we don't know and it's white presidents shouldn't do things like this you don't go after private citizens for their politics because what happens is.
The president goes out and isolate this man names him as you said.
Then brought that on the public is full of doubt is he being is mr.
-- -- being targeted because.
He he actually deserved it to have effect those audited or is because the president doesn't like him.
Or because someone who works in the presence administration decided to do the president -- favor.
Or because simply the president named his name did somebody in the Harris feel obligated to look into but -- -- those reasons are good ones to be going after some of them.
Well some of us have been audited unpleasant experience of probably -- some political in my case but that when it comes to the Labor Department he.
EUU reported this week that vendor -- only has three.
Employees who might have to be investigated on his ranch.
Yeah I think that's what also makes it.
Feel a little fishy it every year tens of thousands of of migrant agricultural workers coming to the United States he -- precisely three.
They worked on his ranch for the past five years running.
Two of them are Brothers banana -- -- come out and put so much attention and focus on this.
It seems a little and you -- so why did the campaign -- Obama campaign signaled that a single out these people.
While they're feeling a lot of heat -- outlook that most of the people that they identify for people who gave money to a Romney supporting super pac a lot of money a lot of a lot of money yet these are big donations that should make a difference in terms of the rights of these people are entitled to but it would they -- big donations.
That the Obama campaign has had a great deal of trouble raising similar amounts of money they know they're out matched and so -- goal here has been the to -- and besmirch those who are donating to the Romney super pac.
To sort of embarrassing it and try to make it look like it's all a legitimate in terms of its support of mr.
What does this tell you briefly came about this whole move for disclosure of campaign contributor to become a big democratic theme.
Nice to be in favor of disclosure but boy went -- it used.
To become -- it makes these people like target raises questions in my mind.
It's incredibly frightening because you also wonder what the alternative is.
We -- the Democrats on the left have been doing has been using disclosure to harm people they go after.
Organizations or individuals.
And smear them and hurt their businesses and and I think it must make everyone have to rethink disclosure now.
OK Kim thanks so much for that -- report.
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