So, here’s what really
happened with the Internal Revenue Service.
No one was targeting conservative groups. These political groups had applied for tax-free status and were being vetted for approval — as ALL groups must be before being granted tax-free status.
To get 501(c)(4) status, the group has to be working on social welfare programs as well as doing its political work. No more than half of its activities can be political. The IRS is tasked with making sure these guidelines are followed.
So, were they just looking at conservative groups? Here’s something from last week’s Congressional hearings:
Rep. Peter Roskam, R-IL: “How come ...