Commissioner John Koskinen’s comments make it clear that the “IRS’s actions are designed to control the battle space of the election this coming fall to keep conservative groups on the sidelines.
“This is an attack – that’s just the way we have to put it,” Roberts said. “It’s an attack on the First Amendment rights of our citizens just because they dare to differ from this administration and the president. I can’t think of anything more reprehensible and certainly I’m not going to stand idly by when the administration tries to dodge and weave its way out of this.”
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