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Politics: IRS and Conservatives / Libya Consulate Attack / A Discussion #1044095

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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(Boston: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the controversy over the targeting by the IRS of conservative political organizations like the Tea Party that seek tax-exempt status introduced; [President OBAMA - speaks about the IRS misconduct: it is inexcusable; states the IRS has to act with integrity.]

(Boston: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash, Jessica Yellin, Gloria Borger and David Gergen about the IRS and the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. [BASH - explains why acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller got fired, but will still testify on Friday even though he may face a criminal probe; states two "rogue" IRS agents have been disciplined.] [YELLIN - says CIA staff made changes to the talking points in e-mails about the Benghazi attack.] [BORGER - says Benghazi was a CIA outpost so the real problem was between the State Department and the CIA.] [GERGEN - says the Obama administration has taken good first steps in both issues; comments on the complexity of the Libya e-mails, so the issue is diminishing in size; offers perspective on the IRS issue.]

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