At the first Congressional hearing into the I.R.S. scandal, J. Russell
George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, told
members of the House Ways and Means Committee that he informed the
Treasury’s general counsel of his investigation on June 4, and Deputy
Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin “shortly thereafter.”
Obama apologists have been quick to point out that there is no evidence that Obama knew anything about the politically driven IRS attacks on conservative groups and the media.
To which the veteran scandal observer can only reply: there is no evidence… yet.
Thus leading to the obvious next question: who did the Treasury officials tell?