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And a factor follow up segment tonight after chilling evidence about the IRS's.
Abusive targeting of Tea Party groups during the last election cycle some liberals are trying to claim that conservatives weren't the only victims of that practice.
Half -- The story has been told I think.
For very political reason.
Conservative groups feel as though.
They are the only ones receiving this heightened screening and treatment.
And that somehow it must be orchestrated.
By the White House.
And we believe that that's completely false I believe that it's some of the testimony has every show that to be untrue.
But according to the treasury inspector general -- investigating the scandal there is no evidence that progressive groups.
Or scrutinized to the same extent that conservative groups where.
-- -- to sort it all out as -- -- who is the director of Americans for Tax Reform.
And joining us from New York Tara Dowdell a democratic strategist -- let's start with you the progressives are saying look.
-- have all sides got -- both sides got extra scrutiny.
You guys made it you know I'm not out of them all hail him get over this this is what was most of -- -- -- thing is there's a difference between scrutiny and intimidation it right and that's what we solid all these groups that had names like Tea Party liberty.
These groups are on the right side of things you're being asked questions that are no way.
I sensible questions for the IRS the asking they are being asked to hand over contents our prayers of faith but because they're donors are revealed and as you said before the inspector general said there's no evidence -- this kind of abuse happened.
Fannie kind of progressive groups at -- little bit interesting for Democrats -- and it -- the political stunt.
When we're looking at an abusive agency that went after groups that I had.
Obviously I'd say I give far more information that is necessary -- While you'll get no argument from me that the Arabs behave badly and there's a history of the iris a behaving badly -- and let me say specifically certain people with any Harris Allen demonize a hole.
Organization but the real key here is that if you look at who actually got.
The tax exempt status.
Two thirds more.
Organization self identify where granted tax exempt status a 122.
-- in June of this year of 2012.
Got tax exempt status.
Only 48 groups that identify themselves as liberal.
Got tax exempt status the issue is that the one organization that was -- night -- exempt status what they liberal women's organization.
That's when they're not so it now that -- banged up right.
He -- -- skating tonight not getting an early learning and well and I application on that word not were -- -- out that's not gonna say that I am I had a couple of when I might show whose said their groups have been delayed firm Oliver you well over a year.
And that and fat lot of good things just gave up and I forget it we can't do this they just -- and again I felt.
Left right -- center if you have a legitimate.
Reason to want to vinyl and C three he should be able to be part of the process and if you're not then your voice is diminish right public square.
-- let's talk about this is idea of the IRS both of you getting.
A billion dollars more harm were all ready acting IRS commissioner wants a billion dollars more in funding I -- to fix solace.
Right -- the idea that we throw more money -- from that somehow going to solve the incompetency that we're seeing because of the basis that.
Even maybe this wasn't off seasons as Democrats want to suggest they want to say that -- was targeted this way.
It's -- lethargy and apply hire us to say well we're not going to processor -- applications either way regardless of politics.
So during a billion dollars that people who don't care to get the job done right the first time.
Doesn't seem like -- great way to fix the problem.
Yeah I mean that's our I can't even imagine Democrats going to be saying that they should get billion dollars more -- -- to get their money to enforce obamacare.
But given all the parties the isn't -- credit cards -- -- -- And and in all these -- little scandals -- -- popped up with the IRS.
A billion -- a billion dollars.
-- you can't be kidding me.
A billion here and I'm just give me and I and I -- I'm not in all seriousness I think that you know we are in difficult economic times a billion dollars is is it obviously very big ask.
I do think though that the gentleman -- taken over the pirates right now -- is doing an amazing job because this information is getting out there.
And so I think we all can agree we want to see transparency and that's what's happening where -- body -- Islamic art -- Yeah I thought Republicans are slamming workflow saying he won't issue a report they actually want -- report Brian detailing.
That he finds no political bias or intentional wrongdoing while there and -- investigation going on right now by the FBI -- stop and am writing a similar report on and on what he found it why he has it might conclude that politics wasn't involved.
So I think that's an outstanding question -- ladies thanks so much.
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