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New Report: IRS Buried Non-Profit Tea Party Applications Until AFTER Obama Re-elected

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

The latest revelation dug up by Judicial Watch (that will be ignored by most major news organizations)  shows that FBI documents reveal the IRS used fake bureaucratic delays to stall tax exemption applications by conservative groups trying to unseat President Barack Obama’s in his reelection bid. The tax collection agency was actively working to influence the outcome of the election.

The documents, obtained by the government watchdog group Judicial Watch, show tea party bids weren’t even evaluated, the were automatically denied approval. They were assigned to a special “Group 7822” for an extended “inventory” process all the way up to the 2012 general election.

One IRS manager in Cincinnati interviewed by the FBI reported that “Group 7822” was simply a place for the tea party cases to be held in inventory while guidance from the agency’s Washington office was received. But, according to the documents, there had been no precedence previously on these issues. If the case said it supports politics and political activity, it would be put into “Group 7822,” the documents reveal.

According to the 105 new pages of documents released by Judicial Watch

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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