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Politics: IRS and Conservatives #1044245

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The Congressional hearings on the controversy over the targeting by the IRS of conservative political organizations like the Tea Party that seek tax-exempt status examined. [Former acting IRS commissioner Steven MILLER†- says we provided "horrible customer service"; in response to questions from Representatives Dave Reichert and Kevin Brady, says groups were not treated differently, that he does not know the names of those responsible.] [Representative Mike KELLY†- criticizes IRS.] [Group leader targeted by the IRS, Marian BAUER‡- says her total budget is 1500 dollars.] President Obama's denials noted and Bauer's quest for a tax exemption for her organization discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Karl, Jonathan

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