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Carney: Top Advisers Knew About IRS Scandal, But No One Told Obama

2:42 PM, May 20, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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White House spokesman Jay Carney says that the president's counsel and chief of staff knew about the investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative group. But, Carney says, they didn't see it fit to tell President Obama about the investigation. 

The White House counsel heard about the investigation on April 24. Obama maintains that he found out about the IRS's targeting of conservatives through the press.

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