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Alright here's what we're -- -- today so much is breaking at the same time today including new revelations out of up.
Washington concerning the IRS at that depth this scandal goes broader and affects more than we know and certainly than we knew little more than 24 hours ago.
Now indications that no fewer than eighty.
Eight -- as agents were behind this.
Conservative group targeting and by the way it -- it reports in the Wall Street Journal wasn't -- groups with individual conservative donors.
A large it's -- conservative causes recited.
And and this could -- to wait beyond to just a few individuals who may be quite a few individuals.
And so that -- targeting was widespread from groups suggests.
Rich guys who were backing that's not necessarily.
The liberal and and that raises -- as well.
About who knew what and when.
And why even at this late hour the IRS is not responding to requests for documents.
And a lot of other stuff a fellow's been very concerned about this and that will be -- special hearings on all of us.
It is the fine Republican congressman in the good state of Georgia Tom price.
Congressman make it this is getting -- -- mess here isn't it just time to say let's get an independent prosecutor and just get to the bottom up.
Well they did it maybe but I don't think the -- is it is now understanding that it would be the attorney general that appoint the special prosecutor but the the committees have a jurisdiction within the house and the senate are going to this at a very methodical logical process.
There's been a -- over reach this has been chilling activity.
The inspector general's report was an audit and there's an investigation going on now by the inspector general but as you mentioned this is not just just targeting groups this is the -- stated that that were -- provided.
Up from the from major creditors and -- donors being identified and now it appears donors being audited.
Based upon who they donated to this is big government against just plain folks.
Not Republicans vs Democrats or Democrats or Republicans this -- government against just plain folks that that's what's so chilling about it.
But you know local congress and what's weird is now the very agency that stopped on people's privacy.
Is sealing itself claiming privacy laws that prevent it from releasing the very documentation.
That you need.
Well let's surprise surprise they say that they need more time to it to get the documentation that's been asked or when the last -- the higher it said it told you you could have more time.
Ben has that that's that's not what that is very good -- -- -- -- goes up -- this -- -- just about the IRS -- the treasury -- the administration this system.
That the tone and tenor of the administration but also the large this and the power that the government has.
This is big government that now is so large that it that it identifies individuals that it wants to audit and then punish from a financial standpoint.
But you think congress who did that it -- whether it was direct or indirect.
The -- or the orders came out directly from the White House or could you have 88 IRS agents.
We're working as a sort of a large cup -- within a multi thousand employee organization.
Whether that this doesn't happen at at that level without them to be having been given the go ahead whether it was explicit or implicit in that in that tone and tenor -- the go ahead from home.
It -- -- and that's what we need to find out what it did it was we're going to just within the Irish -- -- the secretary of the treasury or did it go higher than that.
And that's what the -- that's what the way to meet committee of the oversight built in the last.
Sort of speak to Tim Geithner the former president Saturday.
And oversees the -- We will we will be going through all of this -- -- methodical process this next week is too but this can't be groups that some of the groups that were targeted.
-- -- donor lists and then handed those lists over to come before the committee -- describe how chilling that most of them.
Congressman price thank you very Vermont thanks.
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