O'Donnell: Petition The White House To Fix IRS Tax Exempt 'Regulation'

After the final nail in the coffin that should be putting this IRS fake scandal to rest, where we found out that the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax exempt status also targeted those with names that included “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had a suggestion to fix this matter once and for all.
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After the final nail in the coffin that should be putting this IRS fake scandal to rest -- but won't as long as Fox is still on the air -- where we found out that the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax exempt status also targeted those with names that included “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had a suggestion to fix this matter once and for all this Monday evening.

I have to say, this is exactly what came to mind for me when I first heard that the IRS was not following the original statute passed by the Congress and had written a regulation changing the word exclusively to primarily, and that is, why doesn't President Obama just issue an executive order and tell the IRS to start following the law as written?

The answer is pretty obvious, which is that he doesn't want to or he'd have done it already. Lawrence O'Donnell has started a White House petition to force the administration to have to respond to the request, and I hope everyone goes and signs up here: Issue an Executive Order nullifying IRS "regulation" re: 501c4's and mandating the original statute be enforced.

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