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-- -- impact segment tonight more proof the IRS was unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups you -- -- sort of tax exempt organization have to file papers asking for 501 C.
Also have to prove to the federal government that your group is either charitable religious educational scientific and so.
It cannot be cannot be primarily political.
Yet under the banner of 501 C three we have groups like Media Matters for America which smears conservative Americans.
The Center for American Progress which exclusively.
Promotes far left wing causes and the tides foundation.
-- George Soros funded group that exclusively.
Promotes progressive cause us to give me a break with this whole system is a ru news.
By the way -- are also some small conservative 501 C threes that are gaming the system as well.
And -- group called true the vote which wanted to monitor the national election process the group's resident Catherine angle Bret.
-- she was unfairly hammered not only by the IRS but also by the FBI.
After she filed for 501 C three steps so ms.
angle -- is now suing.
She joins us from Milwaukee along with her attorney -- to Mitchell who is in Raleigh north Caroline.
So most -- just sit in the FBI presence here ms.
angle Greg tell us about that.
Sure so -- the FBI on several occasions.
Contacted us wanting to know specifically about people who -- attending our programs.
And -- we told them what we couldn't and then it became a face a series of follow ups that frankly.
You might not -- thought too much about until you start lining that up with.
The other IRS audits and ATF and OSHA and all the things that became a timeline over these last three years Atlanta very specific just don't add up.
Let me get very specific.
The FBI is interest in your group happened after you filed 501 C three.
Yes oh yes so you have meeting everything happened after -- -- -- -- two UN meetings and you of people coming to your meetings.
They were asking about certain people who attended your meetings correct.
That's right -- get up and our domestic -- Intel did they tell you why why they were asking about those people.
-- and frankly at the time we just you know.
We were being good citizens and answered the questions and thought that that was -- you don't know why they were singling out people must've given you their names.
And say what are you know but you don't know why did you ask them what he wanted to know about Shirley or whoever was.
Well all we can really tell -- was that you know whether or not we knew that that they had attended a program we had no we don't have members so we don't have any clue about.
Meaning more detail and and we knew that they were looking but.
-- did they show you you know I design people or give you names.
They had and they had a specific person that they were asking about yes -- and end -- -- this was the domestic terrorism.
Pharma the FBI so they obviously want I know about this person.
And what they were doing OK okay -- now the IRS agents they come down at Texas we are based on what do they do.
Not only -- you know not only are we three years now almost into limbo -- and our our nonprofit exemption being held up.
I was audited.
Our businesses were audited for the two years Mike has than an hour personally audits for two years what is your business by the -- -- what do you do.
We have manufacturing company OK so you were personally audited your business was your husband was and is it never happened before -- do you have any beef with the -- asking for.
Knowing exactly got a refund sounds all right.
OK so you've got -- guys on -- got FBI guys on you your little glow -- in our big concern -- And all you want -- watch what is your group want to do.
Election integrity we're about free and fair elections for everyone that he's not -- -- description and IDs and all that.
That's right and of course that's right -- it is -- like that.
Mitchell you're gonna go after them now for -- and what are you gonna sue the federal government for and what are the odds that you win.
Well I think our odds are pretty dead we filed suit a week ago and federal district court in Washington DC on behalf of truth of and we have three counts and our lawsuit walked the first one is.
I had to force they to ask the court to grant our 501 C three status which we have the right to do under federal -- -- -- -- -- -- Is -- -- we believe that the IRS employees and agents.
Abused and violated a particular section of the tax code which prohibits.
The IRS firm's request -- -- and inspecting our release saying.
Confidential taxpayer information.
And there are civil money penalties and damages available for violating -- section.
And the third count is -- civil rights complaint.
-- the -- constitutional rights of freedom of speech and association.
Really viewpoint discrimination because the particular.
Ideological or this philosophical.
-- vantage point that treated that represents our eyes and they are not all.
The feds are gonna settle with few days they don't want you deposing them and they don't want you snooping around and all -- that so they'll settle with -- you gonna settle.
Well actually what we want more than anything we want our damages to true -- that's been damaged.
Financially we want our damages.
And we really do want another -- -- I think that that's the most important you can do you sought to depose them boy that's who are held by -- a break loose our -- look.
Please keep in touch with us this is a -- -- lawsuit and we appreciate you coming on today.
But as far as a vacuum -- a --
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