Republican lawmakers have pressed the IRS to tell the full story ever since the agency first admitted to targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
An overwhelming majority of Americans don’t believe emails crucial to the investigation were “lost” in a hard drive crash.
But many Democrats have taken to heart President Obama’s assertion that there’s “not even a smidgen of corruption” in what they’ve taken to calling a “phony scandal,” and have offered loud and persistent defenses of the IRS, arguing that the federal agency needs to be better funded and free from tough congressional scrutiny.
Here’s a quick list of those Democrats who have dedicated more time to telling the world what a great organization the IRS is than figuring out whether it was used to silence opposition to the Obama administration.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.
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