Overt IRS Hostility to Prayer, Bible-Study Draws GOP Anger; Pelosi, Hoyer, Other Dems Silent

Top House Republican leaders are blasting an IRS denial of tax-exemption to a Texas prayer group as an overt attack on religious liberty and a continuation of the targeting scandal that plagued the federal tax agency during the Obama era. Democrat leaders have remained silent. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told The Epoch Times on June 22 that, “the language of the IRS ruling suggests the return of a disturbing trend of politicized targeting at the IRS. This politicization treats Americans unfairly, not only by disrupting equal application of the law, but also by undermining public trust in government.” And Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the top GOP member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, told The Epoch Times that, “the IRS under the Biden-Harris administration is up to no good and appears to be abusing its vast powers for political gain.” IRS Decision McCarthy and Comer ...

Overt IRS Hostility to Prayer, Bible-Study Draws GOP Anger;
Pelosi, Hoyer, Other Dems Silent
Top House Republican leaders are blasting an IRS denial of tax-exemption to a Texas prayer group as an overt attack on religious liberty and a continuation of the targeting scandal that plagued the federal tax agency during the Obama era. Democrat leaders have remained silent. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told The Epoch Times on June 22 that, “the language of the IRS ruling suggests the return of a disturbing trend of politicized targeting at the IRS. This politicization treats Americans unfairly, not only by disrupting equal application of the law, but also by undermining public trust in government.” And Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the top GOP member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, told The Epoch Times that, “the IRS under the Biden-Harris administration is up to no good and appears to be abusing its vast powers for political gain.” IRS Decision McCarthy and Comer ...