Obama: Not ‘even a smidgen of corruption’ behind IRS targeting

February 3, 2014

President Obama in a pre-Super Bowl interview with Fox News said that there was “not even a smidgen of corruption” behind the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups.

“There were some boneheaded decisions,” he said. “Not even mass corruption. Not even a smidgen of corruption.”

Obama said that people are questioning whether the IRS actions were politically motivated attempts to help the Democrats because Fox News is promoting the idea.

“These kind of things keep on surfacing because you and your TV station will promote them,” he said to Bill O’Reilly of such ideas.

He said the IRS treated the conservative groups the way it did because of confusion over how to apply the law on social welfare groups.

  • I Seigel

    So much criticism of Bob Schieffer on Face The Nation, and how he interrupted and talked over Sen Cruz’s interview. Not one comment here about how Bill O’Reilly kept interrupting the President. A classic example of a double standard. Interesting…

  • JuneUSA

    Can Obama open his mouth without a lie coming out of it? I have yet to hear anything that resembles truth from him.

  • PLW

    Just more Smoke & Mirrors from the obama Administration, then comes his Miss-Information & Lies….. IRS still active against Conservatives & Tea Party Groups, but now, even that is over-looked!!!! He & is Anti-Christian/ Anti-American/ Self-Serving Politicians, & Supporters CANNOT BE TRUSTED!!! Past history indicates too many lies to the Legal American Citizens!!!

  • mudguy1

    Lies about lies is all we got.

  • junkmailbin

    we were lied to by the gay arab again, what is all the noise about.

  • modernminuteman

    Coming from the same mouth that said you can keep your insurance and doctor if you want and Benghazi was because of a video!

  • Phillip_in_TX

    He’s correct, there isn’t a “smidgen,” of corruption! There is SO MUCH of it, it cannot be calculated!


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