Cornyn, other Texas Republicans slam IRS for ‘Orwellian persecution’ of conservative groups

FOX 51
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 5:18pm

Texas Republicans reacted angrily to the Internal Revenue Service’s confession today that its agents had flagged conservative groups for additional review during the 2012 election season.

Led by Sen. John Cornyn, Texas conservatives were quick to denounce the IRS and tie the unethical — and possibly illegal — behavior to the Obama administration.
“Partisan politics have consistently characterized this White House, and the administration must take immediate disciplinary action and ensure American citizens are not subject to this type of Orwellian persecution again,” Cornyn said in a statement. 


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