NBC’s Luke Russert reports on IRS acting commissioner Steven Miller’s testimony in front of Congress on Friday regarding the IRS scandal. Rep. Earl Blumenauer of the House Ways and Means Committee also joins The Cycle to discuss.
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing next week on the IRS' review of applications for 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses the real IRS scandal with Melanie Sloan, the Executive Director for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
Chuck Todd takes a Deep Dive look into what exactly the IRS is being criticized for, the way in which they tried to determine if conservative groups were eligible for tax-exempt statuses, and explains what exactly it means to be a 501(c)4s and 501(c)3s group.
President Obama responds to the Treasury Inspector General's report which found that IRS officials used "inappropriate criteria" in evaluating organizations' applications for 501(c)(4) tax-exempt status. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell discusses with former House Judiciary Committee counsel Julian Epstei
Rachel Maddow explains the farcical tax code that allows 501(c)(4) groups to pretend to be social welfare groups while really being political activist organizations and points out that the impression of abuse of power is the real reason for concern in the current scandal surrounding IRS targeting of
Congressman Adam Schiff, Democrat of California, whose concern about how the IRS directs its investigations goes back to the targeting of progressive churches during the Bush administration, talks with Rachel Maddow about the challenge of keeping the IRS above reproach without discouraging it from p
New Minister for Labour and Welfare is Enrico Giovannini sits next to Ministry of Education, Universities and Research Maria Chiara Carrozza at the Lower house of the parliament in Rome, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Italian Minister for Labour and Welfare Enrico Giovannini leaves the LUISS University with an unidentified man in Rome May 6, 2013. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi received an honorary degree in political science during a ceremony at the university. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito (ITALY -
Italian Minister for Labour and Welfare Enrico Giovannini leaves the LUISS University in Rome May 6, 2013. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi received an honorary degree in political science during a ceremony at the university. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito (ITALY - Tags: EDUCATION POLITICS B