NBC Evening News for Friday, May 10, 2013
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(Washington: Tom Costello) The IRS apology for targeting for scrutiny politically conservative groups that were applying for tax exempt status featured; details given about how employees singled out groups with “Tea Party” or “patriot” in their names. [In March 2012, former IRS commissioner Douglas SHULMAN- denies there is targeting.] [Voice of IRS employee Lois LERNER- says they didn’t do it for political bias.] [Radio host Rush LIMBAUGH – says they were harassing them.] [Ohio Tea Party member Tom ZAWISTOWSKI- says they were trying to identify who’s in the Tea Party movement and what we’re planning to do.] [Cincinnati Tea Party Justin BINIK-THOMAS- comments.] [White House press secretary Jay CARNEY – says if this took place it’s inappropriate.] [Senator Orrin HATCH- says we need to know who, when, how & why.]
(Studio: Brian Williams; White House: Chuck Todd) The tough day for the White House with the IRS scandal and the Benghazi consulate hearings discussed.