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IRS Employees Won't Say Who Ordered Targeting of Conservatives

6:21 PM, Jun 3, 2013 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Treasury Department inspector general J. Russell George testified before Congress on Monday that IRS employees have refused to say who ordered the targeting of Tea Party groups:

Rep. Tom Graves (R, Ga.): Have either of you asked the individuals in Cincinnati who ordered this--who ordered them to use this extra scrutiny to punish or penalize or postpone or deny? Has that question been asked of any employee? 

George: During our audit, congressman, we did pose that question, and no one would acknowledge who, if anyone, provided that direction.

Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel vowed to find out who was responsible. "We have to get to the bottom of that, I completely agree," Werfel told Congressman Graves. "We will uncover every fact."

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