Lawmaker proposes bill sending IRS employees to prison for political targeting

1Responding to the revelation that the Internal Revenue Service has been targeting certain conservative organizations because of their political views, a Republican lawmaker on Capitol Hill introduced a bill Monday declaring such activities a felony for IRS employees.

“The fact that this could occur with little to no corrective action against those who seek to silence their fellow citizens is unacceptable,” Ohio Rep. Mike Turner said in a statement.

Turner’s bill, which he is calling the Taxpayer Nondiscrimination & Protection Act of 2013, would make IRS employees who …


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