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Tonight is more evidence -- targeted not just conservative political groups but religious groups also reverend Franklin Graham says the -- part -- the -- charities he leads and he is taking his complaint from directly to President Obama.
Reverend Graham -- I -- is there much as you grow and -- you have written the president on May fourteenth that take you receive an answer back having no but why do you write him.
And I didn't suspect really anything that -- -- -- suspect a little bit both samaritans purse and the Billy Graham evangelistic association.
-- in September of we received a letter didn't both for -- did the same thing it is a -- -- I get happy about it we -- unaudited.
And and they have a long long list of things that they wanted to say we're just finally have the right to come all -- -- -- -- -- MS is an issue.
And we were glad to worker who didn't work with them agent that they sent a nice fellow.
Very very professional so there was a lot of great people and IRS not a one of broad brush that -- that all these people are bad people.
There's a couple of think of bad apples.
But they came to and they -- after.
We -- after the election we've we've got a letter that everything was all clear there was no change to our form 998.
But then we have another issue the Billy Graham association is and was incorporated.
In Minneapolis we've moved our office Minneapolis -- Charlotte, North Carolina we decided to open up -- North Carolina corporation.
And then file protections -- -- most Carolina corporation Norman or something like that would be 56.
Maybe nine months of that they -- at the bit the most.
I'll -- it took fourteen months -- and we had nine different.
Follow through with the IRS asking them to do they need more information what's the status and they said it was -- Prefer for someone to to look at that there's no reason for fourteen months growth is so when all of this news broke.
I just started wondering if there's some previous.
Maybe the IRS is targeting Christian groups since we have spoken out Greta there's been another -- -- a number of other.
Christian organizations now that have come forward say.
We have to we have been altered as well and I don't know revived but I -- the president -- looking to have because if they are targeting -- because of our.
Religious beliefs I think it's wrong secret I believe I believe the Bible to be God's word from cover to cover.
And I believe it to be true Jesus on the way the truth and the life -- no man comes to the father but by me.
I want to do to stand by in God's word.
When it came here in North Carolina with the marriage amendment last year.
And we supported the marriage amendment and we took -- ads with money that was donated for that purpose.
Supporting the marriage amendment protected that they -- -- letters that's when we got to audit letters and also -- agent when he came when you mentioned.
That those that have been one of the complaints.
Finalists of the present -- we'll -- -- -- -- you may fourteenth -- on before and I do want to ask you.
Oklahoma what's -- first doing.
Greta we've got to our trucks are there -- started with volunteers the start coming yesterday.
Inclusive of this today was the first of their work and we'll be there probably -- several months helping people first of all.
Did you go home has completely just board has been blown up.
You won with a homeowner with their permission can you help them removed now moving through trash on them on their home.
Through the debris so they can find their personal items discussed maybe it's a picture maybe it's.
Letters from a loved one and you help them save that.
And then you go from house to house and doing that and then we start -- an awful lot of people that don't have insurance for we will we will help them to try to rebuild some of their homes.
And I've actually -- -- my own eyes the word that's men's purse has done in the Israelis tornadoes these hurricanes is actually quite impressive it's a finely oiled machine with.
Tractor trailers with that chain -- -- it's very well art as a sort of fascinating to watch although it's a -- for people -- -- -- they're great levees there and people can read more about -- rent first.
Dot -- and tops Oklahoma and -- is yes sir thank you.