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We have a Fox News alert for you there are alarming new allegations in this growing controversy over IRS targets of conservative groups.
As more and more now religious organizations are claiming they too were subjected to intense scrutiny.
By the tax man good morning everyone I'm Jamie Colby and it is great to have you here and Kelly it's great having to -- on vacation.
Good to be here I am and I Kelly -- in for Eric Shawn welcome to America's News HQ.
This week another congressional committee is set to grill a top ranking -- watchdog as the focus and intensity of the investigation ramps up.
And now these new complaints from religious groups are getting quite serious attention -- -- at the -- is live in Washington with more details -- -- good morning Elizabeth.
Good morning Kelly -- among the claims the IRS target conservative group of words such as Tea Party are patriots and their titles.
While applying for tax exempt status we're now hearing reports the agency may have also is -- specific attention to religious organizations.
According to the religion news service the biblical recorder at Baptist news journal in North Carolina.
As well as that Billy Graham and Angeles -- association were both audited back in 2012.
Meanwhile conservative advocacy group Catholic league says it was target after the 2008 election.
At the time the IRS claimed it intervened in a political campaign the group -- -- keep it status.
The Catholics united education fund claims it languish for years before its registration was approved.
And the tax exempt status for Christian voices for life says it was delayed -- its application for tax exempt status back in 2011.
Other groups have also cited issues and delay is -- IRS.
Lawmakers grilled Stephen Miller just last week the retiring and acting IRS commissioner.
This is a problem of the IRS being too large.
Into abusive -- honest hard working taxpayers.
While the outgoing commissioner do you remember all the names involved or who is responsible he did apologize for the actions of the IRS.
Commissioner want to apologize on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service for the mistakes that we made in the course service we provide.
-- organizations and the American public deserve better.
Now Kelly as a nice in the house oversight committee will have a full house hearing at Wednesday we expect to hear from Lewis later.
The official who first disclosed the agency's targeting -- back to --
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