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I don't I don't know the precise date tonight frankly was unaware it's not my area.
I don't I don't know.
I don't remember speaking in this -- before my test -- OK but I don't know the details are quiet and I'm not familiar with on that -- -- -- but I don't I don't know that.
They don't know anything -- figures linked to the IRS and Treasury Department repeatedly saying they'd just don't know or they don't remember key facts about the IRS is targeting of conservative groups.
Four weeks the feds also insisted this was the work of low level employees.
In the Cincinnati bureau of the IRS but now it appears that story may be falling apart.
Trace Gallagher has more live from our West Coast newsroom Trace.
And there are some great reporting Megan Myer fox affiliate in Cincinnati -- this but the very heart of the matter is whether this was just a group of low level employees in the Cincinnati office put up this graphic.
And we'll show you this because another six workers who have been identified.
Who sent these scrutinizing letters to conservative groups they include five IRS agents plus one supervisor all five of the IRS agents.
Have different managers and those managers have different district or territory managers it's designed that way.
To prevent targeting certain groups in other words there is separation built into the system now.
Come back on camera here and I'll show you how this works what happens is when you apply for nonprofit status the agents get 270 days to process those applications nine months right.
They go past that nine month limit and it sends up red flags and then every month after the nine months the agents.
Have to write up a report give a status on each of those applications.
Look at this.
300 groups were targeted they -- -- between eighteen months and three years in the system somehow still have not been processed.
Every one of them went over the nine month limit and do the -- that equals thousands of red flags now go back to our graphic right.
One woman handles all of those red flags her name you see it there is Cindy Thomas she is the manager.
Of the tax exempt division in Cincinnati she is also the only common link.
To the rest of those six agents and in 2012.
She released information to an investigative journalist group.
About conservative groups who applied for nonprofit status also released private information.
About conservative groups that were never approved for the nonprofit status so when you talk about the hierarchy -- and when you get below lowest learner who's in Washington and you get into Ohio and Cincinnati.
The person below lowest -- Is Cindy -- she may be the next person.
That investigators in congress would like talked and and -- she has not yet been called to testify -- thank you.
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