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Treasury IG: No One In Cincinnati Would Say Who Gave The Order To Target Conservatives

"No one would acknowledge who, if anyone, provided that direction," Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George said. "We have to get to the bottom of that," acting IRS head Danny Werfel said.

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The Treasury Department Inspector General said Monday that no one in Cincinnati would say who gave the order to target conservatives.

"No one would acknowledge who, if anyone, provided that direction," Treasury IG J. Russell George said during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on IRS oversight.

"We have to get to the bottom of that," acting IRS head Danny Werfel said. "We will uncover every fact."

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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