IRS: Two ‘Rogue’ Agents Responsible For ‘Overly Aggressive’ Reviews

AP

Two “rogue” agents employed at the Internal Revenue Service’s Cincinnati branch were responsible for the “overly aggressive” reviews of conservative non-profit organizations during the 2012 election, acting commissioner Steven Miller said Wednesday according to CNN.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) condemned the improprer targeting on Wednesday, demanding that the administration hold someone responsible.

“The IRS admitted to targeting conservatives, even if the White House continues to be stuck on the word ‘if,'” he told reporters at a weekly briefing. “My question isn’t about who is going to resign. My question is who’s going to jail over this scandal?”

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