Republicans investigating the IRS targeting scandal said Wednesday that the agency continued to conduct secret surveillance on tea party groups even after approving them for tax-exempt status.
Acting Commissioner Danny Werfel said he shut down the monitoring program after he found out about it, and said he has halted all audits of tax-exempt organizations based on political activity as he tries to get a handle on the embattled agency.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
IRS spied on tea party after granting tax-exempt status: Acting director says he is troubled by Lerner
The Washington Times reports:
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