Watchdog group finds NEW evidence in IRS corruption case; Obama STILL lying about it

President Obama once again tried to re-write the history of the IRS targeting case during his appearance this week on “The Daily Show.”

But the proof just keeps piling up.

In the face of all evidence to the contrary, the president claimed on national television that the IRS had never targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, but that a few local agents were simply trying to implement laws passed by Congress “poorly and stupidly.”

“There was that problem with the IRS. Everybody jumped, including you,” he told host Jon Stewart. “You got this back office, and they’re going after the tea party. Well it turned out, ‘no.’”

The president then blamed it on “a crummy law” passed by Congress “that didn’t give people guidance.”

He added a swipe directed at the GOP, claiming that the “real scandal around the IRS is that they have been so poorly funded that they cannot go after these folks who are deliberately avoiding tax payments.”

This is a refinement of a claim he’d made a year and a half ago.

At a pre-2014 Super Bowl interview, Obama told Fox News host Bill O’Reilly that there wasn’t “even a smidgen of corruption,” and blamed the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups on “some bone-headed decisions” made by IRS agents.

Apparently they don’t get The Washington Post out on the golf course — if they did, Obama would know better.

As early as 2013, the IRS admitted to Congress that the agency had targeted conservative organizations.

The Post reported that “The Internal Revenue Service on Friday [May 10, 2013] apologized for targeting groups with ‘tea party’ or ‘patriot’ in their names, confirming long-standing accusations by some conservatives that their applications for tax-exempt status were being improperly delayed and scrutinized.”

In the 18 months since then, the IRS corruption has intensified. Judicial Watch reported Wednesday that the targeting included the harassment of individuals who contributed to conservative groups.

Judicial Watch reported:

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that confirm that the IRS used donor lists to tax-exempt organizations to target those donors for audits.  The documents also show IRS officials specifically highlighted how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may come under “high scrutiny” from the IRS.  The IRS produced the records in a Freedom of Information lawsuit seeking documents about selection of individuals for audit-based application information on donor lists submitted by Tea Party and other 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organizations

Fox Business Network’s Gerri Willis tweeted:

One Twitter user wasn’t a bit surprised by Obama’s attempt to re-write history — it’s done by another prominent Democrat on an even larger scale:

Another Twitter user made this observation while Obama and Stewart were yukking it up:

There’s another, more direct term for re-writing history — it’s called lying, and this administration is good at it.

Here’s the clip from this appearance:


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