White House Denies Prior Knowledge of IRS Scrutiny of Political Groups

Says it learned only recently


Original to Reason 24/7:

In a press conference called amidst multiple scandals, including Benghazi, surveillance of the Associated Press and inappropriate IRS scrutiny of government critics, White House press secretary Jay Carney denied the president knew of the IRS's activities until very recently, and insisted any action would have to await a formal report.