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White House Knew of the IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups Back in April

Treasury Department staffers told a White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler about the report

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The White House counsel learned the preliminary results of a probe into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups in late April.

A senior White House official confirmed to POLITICO that Treasury Department staffers told White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler the inspector general report was nearing completion during the week of April 22.