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Claiming that the IRS has unfairly targeted them this time it's organizations that advocated for stricter voting laws.
During last year's presidential election -- senior correspondent Eric Shawn is here with us this morning good morning actually -- -- -- -- -- morning bill well now two more groups tell Fox News that they were singled out.
In Minnesota the group Minnesota majority says it's been operating for seven years -- no problem tackling voter issues in that state.
But it's had Democrat says that in March the IRS sent -- compliance letter asking in depth questions for example.
Well what it does if it supports candidates -- tries to influence public policy.
If you look at the documents that we originally from come.
Filed with the Internal Revenue Service really fond of the organization and -- 99 reforms.
They use a lot of the words that have been trigger words for the Internal Revenue Service passed targeting groups like traditional values it's.
Upholding the constitution.
Freedom -- know those kind of things that -- trigger words for the IRS agents in the past.
-- Minnesota majority became known for claiming that 1000 felons may have illegally voted in the 2008 senate election there.
That could have put Democrat senator Al Franken over the top against incumbent Republican senator Norm Coleman.
Election officials deny that Franken did go on to win that contest Martha.
That's very interesting as what about the other groups -- and there's another group this one happens to be in Wisconsin it is called media trackers.
And then you're tracker says -- it applied for the IRS nonprofit status under the media trackers name.
It waited fifteen months without any approval so -- CEO drew Ryan tells us that they re applied under the name greenhouse solutions.
And the IRS approved that name and only three weeks.
It's apparent that the Cincinnati office was not operating.
By itself that these rogue agents were not -- They were simply following orders and I think the question that remains.
How far up the food chain does this go.
Now we have repeatedly tried to obtain comment from the IRS about the claims in these -- two groups but the agency so far has not yet given us any explanation Martha.
So if you wanna get dude just name your group greenhouse questions and -- you're good.
Unbelievable -- thank you very much --
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