May 14, 2013
The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of tea party groups for extra scrutiny over whether they qualified for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
Holder said the FBI is coordinating with the Department of Justice to see if any laws were broken.
At a news conference Tuesday, Holder called the practice, “outrageous and unacceptable.”
This article was posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:03 pm
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