“We did pose that question, and no one would acknowledge who, if anyone, provided that direction,” Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George said in response to a question from Representative Tom Graves (R., Ga.). George interviewed employees in the IRS field office in Cincinnati as part of his audit, which found that the agency inappropriately targeted conservative organizations seeking nonprofit status.
So around 90 people decided to target political opponents of the president and they refused to answer
And they targeted A major donor to the group that was the logistical backbone for the tea party movement in its earliest days. A movement that was acting funny and whose former head had to get a golden buyout.
And when that backbone went to develop further it was targeted The Scandal here is that while groups like the NAACP, SIERRA CLUB, and other 501c4's get the chance to do this very sort of work... people who opposed the president were being denied that same opportunity