Monday, July 22, 2013

IRS Chief Counsel Met with Obama - video

Two Days Before Writing Tea Party Targeting Guidelines IRS Chief Counsel Met With Obama

I’m sure it’s just a coincidence that IRS chief counsel William Wilkins met with President Obama just two days before writing guidelines for targeting tea party groups.
IRS chief counsel William Wilkins, who was named in House Oversight testimony by retiring IRS agent Carter Hull as one of his supervisors in the improper targeting of conservative groups, met with Obama in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 23, 2012. Wilkins’ boss, then-IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman, met with Obama on April 24, 2012, according to White House visitor logs.
On April 25, 2012, Wilkins sent Hull and fellow Washington-based IRS official Lois Lerner “additional comments on the draft guidance” for approving or denying tea party tax-exempt applications, according to the IRS’ inspector general’s report. (Read More)

Please note: Carter Hull told congressional investigators last week that he stopped working on tea party cases in August 2011.

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