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Topic - Holly Paz
Who is Gary Muthert? He is the Internal Revenue Service officer in Cincinnati who gathered applications in 2010 - presumably from the Tea Party and other conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status.
It's amazing that there are those - including The New York Times - that continue to prop up the flawed finger-pointing of the Internal Revenue Service, blaming a couple of rogue agents out of its Cincinnati office for the unlawful targeting of conservative groups.
An IRS supervisor working in Washington told congressional investigators that she personally reviewed applications from groups for tax-exempt status, in testimony that appears to show the agency's scrutiny of conservative groups extended beyond the confines of the office in Cincinnati.
A top Internal Revenue Service considered a key player in the political targeting scandal that's hit the agency in recent weeks was fired and had since dropped from sight, one media outlet claimed in a Friday report.
Former IRS executive Holly Paz told congressional investigators last month that the agency's "be-on-the-lookout" list for employees had categories for liberal-sounding groups as well.
Holly Paz — who told congressional investigators that she was involved in 20 to 30 of the cases.