The Fix is In In the IRS Abuse Scandal

The Fix is In In the IRS Abuse Scandal

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BRYAN PRESTON

PJ Media

The FBI says criminal charges in the IRS abuse scandal aren’t likely.

The officials said investigators didn’t find the kind of political bias or “enemy hunting” that would amount to a violation of criminal law. Instead, what emerged during the probe was evidence of a mismanaged bureaucracy enforcing rules about tax-exemption applications it didn’t understand, according to the law-enforcement officials.

That’s bogus. President Obama himself at least set the tone that led to the abuse of conservative, Christian and Tea Party groups by calling for them to be investigated in several of his public comments. He may have done a whole lot more than just set the tone. Obama placed William Wilkins into the IRS counsel’s office, and that office was responsible for developing the IRS guidelines that led to the targeting of the president’s opponents. IRS chief counsel Wilkins met with President Obama just two days before his office handed out the guidelines that agents used to target the president’s opponents. A day after that, the head of the IRS workers union also met with President Obama. Either of these meetings look bad, but both together look terrible. Add to these two meetings at critical times, then IRS commissioner Doug Shulman attended 118 meetings in the White House across the time of the abuse.

 

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