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-- first on -- senator frank vendors are you remember him right.
The auto business and singled out by the Obama -- -- last year for giving one million dollars in supported Mitt Romney later becoming the focus of three different thoughts too for -- RS one from the Labor Department.
Welcome frank I remember at the time saying that these investigations.
May be just coincidence but the timing was peculiar.
What do you make of what you were going to and now.
Hearing what you're hearing.
Plus interest -- -- it that conservatives of being targeted.
Evidently by via IRS and perhaps other agencies as well.
Have for me well I think it was just a year in three days ago that you had me on your show and all we knew then is that I'd been.
Listed on this list of -- eight individuals by president Obama's campaign and later became known as -- Obama's enemies live right.
But as it had only eight individuals on and you were one of them on but what got you -- that list was.
You -- you what they couldn't continue to be your strident conservative views that should matter to anyone but I did what mattered to me was how quickly soon afterwards.
-- started popping up investigation sort of popping up you had to defend your honor.
You were completely exonerated and it's what it's went nowhere I guess -- spent a lot of money.
Trying to get -- good name background.
We did when it happened we made a substantial donation to.
Would have Mitt Romney says that supporters.
When -- the super pacs.
Ten million dollars -- about a million dollars and and then of course the reasoning the repressed picked that up and then right after that President Obama came out with his list of donors.
It down there there are thousands of donors he picked out a ten.
-- -- -- -- -- -- there were no civil list gathered about generous democratic donors believe that.
-- like this is the first time a president the United States has ever done that he -- aid donors Y eight I suspect because you can't go after thousands.
And this is as soon as that happened I knew that it targeted been nailed on my back I didn't -- was going to happen but that's when you had me on your show and civil what about this in and we didn't know now how soon was the first -- it.
The first stop ha -- the -- thought it happened.
Eight weeks after the presents this came out OK and then it was the second audit and the Labor Department was IRS audit first.
-- a few weeks later by the from the labor audit followed in less than two months later by another IRS are.
Obviously these are matters you're free to discuss or not I don't immunity to zero on -- you don't have to what kind of information from -- they have to.
But the Irish sports -- was -- my tax returns.
He was an individual -- individually first and then -- in my company's second and now you've heard about some of the questions they were asking these various conservative groups.
Were they that involved in -- toe with you know fifty some odd questions are -- -- What kind of stuff for very trying to do today and they were just after my taxes that's what they -- -- You were fully exonerated.
You'd have to pay -- -- No no no change no penalties no fines.
But he's an attack but just to defend yourself you spent tens of thousands of dollars almost 80000 dollars 80000 dollars for three hours -- -- -- 5000 -- -- Now come along to this.
Picking on conservative groups raising a lot of questions about their tax exemption status.
How many are organizations they were reaching out to how many individuals they were reaching out to.
Do you find this week to -- Part of a pattern what.
Well gosh I don't know I mean what if that's.
Well I hope it's just coincidence.
Because of the kind of country I'd like America to be I don't.
I don't want us to become one of these Third World countries where you have to worry about -- back all the time if you disagree with who's in charge.
I think that's particularly dangerous for a standard and do that here in in in its its.
So when when when I came out and said a year ago when President Obama it's taxes target to my back.
-- any and he makes us this debate people who's supposed to be paid attention is -- just the liberal press disposed to come out ruin our reputations and say all these things about which happened.
Hundreds and hundreds of article start by.
Mother Jones and then followed up with and she didn't actually they did did before the presence does the -- the president lists hundreds of articles telling one -- truth.
And one in truth after another after another so it was a swarm.
Coming at us we couldn't -- the lies down fast enough early with the Internet and all the -- repetitions.
But then President Obama comes out well of course -- Right before then he comes out with a list and then comes the audits so.
When I said who's supposed to be paid attention is just the liberal press or what do we expect the federal agencies to be paying attention -- they gonna come after us -- -- date of this.
I didn't know the answer right -- have to wait very long I found out the answers -- they're coming.
Do you think -- these words just some rogue agents or district heads who decide to look after.
-- group -- individuals like you.
Or do you suspect that they were getting orders from higher I don't know.
I mean I don't know I mean I found it odd that I remember that -- when you popped up on it and I I think I even told viewers of what it's just a matter of time.
And -- well he said there and his campaign said this about the nativist they had less than ripping -- records and they've been on the wrong side of the law.
None of that was true about me I don't think was the true about any of us.
My issue probably is yeah let's see if the IRS you know targeted -- because of that what -- -- they seek this out because of the list.
It came awful fast and one right after another after another.
But I think the air was made when the president made the list I don't think he called them up and said go get him.
He doesn't have to he's got an army of people who want to please him whether it's his agencies as whether it's -- -- all you have to do is make the list and I think it was egregious.
For a year ago you were Captain -- Now you were completely exonerated I always think you -- and remember.
Former labor secretary Donovan Ronald Reagan's but Donovan who is found innocent of all these are dozens of various charges.
But that was thrown against him and he famously has finally get my good name actor to that effect.
What about you that are angry.
That our country will not continue to go down that path and hopeful that we'll have leaders of our country.
That will make sure that we don't go that -- down that path.
I think it's unfair for President Obama -- to nail the target up there and in and ended civil if people staff shoot at the target that now I'm gonna go after.
I think the which would he said yesterday and hold them accountable I don't think it's fair and it sure I hope he does go after them I mean that you -- -- that with.
We'll see we'll see -- but it's unfair maybe they're doing.
He he has to expect they're going to do something.
When he puts the list up there so.
My point is he made the list he put the target up there he knew something was going to happen I don't think he knew exactly what.
That would sure but it happens yes you did.
Left to right guys you can always happen anyone of us.
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