The IRS scandal just keeps growing. Testimony on the Hill today by John Eastman, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage, reveals that the pro-marriage group believes it can prove the IRS leaked donor information during the 2012 presidential campaign. That’s against the law, by the way.
But Eastman shed light on another potential controversy involving the IRS — the unauthorized disclosure of tax document information. He recalled how information on their donors was leaked last year and published on the website of the Human Rights Campaign, which Eastman described as their “principal political opponent” on the marriage issue. The documents showed Mitt Romney’s political committee as a donor.
Asked by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., if he had “proof” that the IRS leaked that material, Eastman said that he did.
Eastman explained that while some information was redacted in the posted version, his group’s “forensic” specialists were able to strip layers from the document and found “the original document that was posted there had originated from within the IRS.”
He said the version had “internal IRS stamps,” which “only exist within the IRS.”
Eastman added: “You can imagine our shock and disgust over this. … We jealously guard our donors.” (Read More)
The Daily Caller has more. It’s amazing that IRS employees had time for all of this corrupt, unethical activity with all of those lavish, expensive conferences they attended.