Tea Party


  • House Grilling on IRS Hearing Continues - Part 3  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    Rep. Richard Neal, (D-MA), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, about the policies of 501(c) (4) tax-exempt status and political groups. Also, Rep. Pat Tiberi, (R-OH), wants to know why an educational group and book club was targeted by the IRS. "Foolish mistakes were made," said Rep. Xavier Becerra, (D-CA). And, Rep. Dave Reichert, (R-WA), wants to know whether groups were "treated differently" because of their political affiliations.

  • House Grilling on IRS Hearing Continues - Part 2  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS Commissioner J. Russell George, who was responsible for the tax scrutiny, and whether the tax law is written for "abuse." And, Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-MI), asks Steve Miller if he is misleading the Committee because he knew in previous testimony targeting was taking place. And, Rep. Jim McDermott, (D-WA), distinguished the difference between "stupid mistakes" and "malicious mistakes." Also, Rep. Devin Nunes, (R-CA), asks Steven Miller if he is willing to release his personal emails, phone records, and personal schedule from 2010 until his resignation.

  • House Representatives Grill IRS Officials  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:33 AM ET

    Rep. David Camp, (R-MI), asks ousted IRS chief Steven Miller and acting IRS commissioner J. Russell George, when they became aware of the tax scandal and who informed them. Also, Rep. Sander Levin, (D-MI), asks if there was "political motivation" involved in singling out organizations for tax-exempt status. And, Rep. Charles Boustany, (R-LA), asks both witnesses if specific "targeting" was not involved, why it seems one political group was singled out. Rep. Joseph Crowley, (D-NY), points out that Steve Miller was not a political appointee of the IRS; and Rep.Kevin Brady, (R-TX), reveals how a tax audit impacted a small business woman and Tea Party member..

  • IRS Scandal Hearing Underway  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides the latest details on a House committee hearing with former acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller.

  • Fallout Over IRS Targeting  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    Rep. Charles Rangel, (D-NY), discusses which questions he wants answered when former acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller testifies later this morning before the House Ways and Means Committee.

  • IRS Scandal Headed to Capitol Hill  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    Rep. Dave Camp, (R-MI), shares what he wants to hear from former acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, when he testifies before the House later this morning.

  • Obama: Actions in IG Report 'Unacceptable'  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    President Obama responds to questions about what he knew regarding the Inspector General report of the Internal Revenue Service. We're going to make sure we hold anyone involved accountable, he says.

  • White House Under Scrutiny After IRS Scandal  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow shares his thoughts about the tax collecting arm of the U.S. government targeting conservative groups when they filed for tax-exempt status.

  • IRS Scandal Provokes Politicians  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:23 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood talks with Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) and Rep. David Camp (R-MI) provide their take on the IRS targeting scandal.

  • IRS Scandal Produces Political Fallout  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:18 AM ET

    President Obama is expected to face questions about the IRS scandal at a news conference later today, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Tax Targeting Places White House Under Fire  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    The House is investigating targeting complaints in the wake of the Tea Party tax scandal. Rep. Charles Boustany, (R-LA), discusses.

  • IRS Commissioner Out After Tax Scandal  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies; and Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell Chmn. & CEO, discuss the political fallout in the aftermath of the tax agency targeting conservative groups.

  • IRS Commissioner Resigns in Wake of Tax Scandal  Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood; and Ben White, POLITICO, discuss the political fallout from the IRS targeting of conservative groups.

  • Tea Party Resurgence in 2014?  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Will the IRS scandal and continued huge deficits embolden the Tea Party in 2014? CNBC Contributor Jared Bernstein and Jennifer Stefano, Americans For Prosperity discuss.

  • 2 IRS Employees Disciplined in Scandal  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    It's hard to believe the IRS scandal of targeting conservative groups is limited to only 2 people. Jennifer Stefano, American For Prosperity PA state director and Bill Hennessy, St. Louis Tea Party Coalition co-founder, share their opinions.

  • Acting IRS Commissioner Miller Resigns  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:24 PM ET

    President Obama addressed the IRS scandal, saying the acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Eamon Javers and Larry Kudlow.

  • President Obama: The IRS Has to Operate With Integrity  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:21 PM ET

    President Obama addresses the IRS scandal, saying "the responsible parties will be held accountable," and that he "will make sure going forward the laws are applied as should be in a fair and impartial way."

  • Obama to Make Statement on IRS Scandal  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:00 PM ET

    President Obama is preparing to make a statement on the IRS investigation after it admitted to targeting conservative groups, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, Larry Kudlow and Eamon Javers. Mark Hannah, Huffington Post and Tony Fratto, Hamilton Place Strategies weigh in.

  • Attorney General Announces IRS Probe  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Attorney General Eric Holder is ordering an investigation to see if there were criminal violations in the IRS scrutiny of conservative political groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • House to Hold Hearing on IRS Targeting  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    The House Oversight Committee will hear from IRS Inspector General Russell George, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers