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Topic - Joseph Grant
The White House counsel’s office knew that a Treasury Department inspector general’s report about the IRS targeting conservative groups had been completed in April — weeks before the matter became public.
A besieged White House dug in its heels Sunday and defended figures at the center of the unfolding Internal Revenue Service scandal while reiterating that President Obama knew nothing of the misdeeds inside the agency.
Spoiler alert: The IRS scandal, the AP phone records scandal — they go nowhere. In September, we'll all be looking back thinking, "Huh, that was a big waste of time." It will be — in fact, it already is.
A second senior official is leaving the Internal Revenue Service, as President Obama named a new acting agency chief while struggling to contain the fallout over the wrongful targeting of conservative groups.
Ms. Ingram's replacement, Joseph Grant, has announced his retirement despite taking the job only a few weeks ago.