Skip to comments.Carney: White House notified of IRS targeting ‘several weeks ago;’ Obama: I found out Friday
Posted on 05/14/2013 11:31:49 AM PDT by servo1969
Full Title - "Carney: White House notified of IRS targeting tea party several weeks ago; Obama: I found out Friday [VIDEO]"
White House press secretary Jay Carney said in a press conference Tuesday that the White House was notified about the IRS targeting tea party groups several weeks ago. This comes a day after President Obama said he found out about it from news reports on Friday of last week.
During a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, President Obama was asked about the IRS scandal. He responded, I first learned about it from the same news reports that I think most people learned about this. I think it was on Friday.
However, Carney said Tuesday that first a report had to be compiled by the IRSs inspector general and then when it was completed, it was passed on to the administration.
A notification is appropriate and routine and that is what happened and that happened several weeks ago, Carney said.
Carney said the White House will not make a formal statement until a complete IG report is released.
Carney said later in the press conference that although the White House was notified weeks ago about the IRS investigaton, neither he nor the president were notified individually.
Events are going down so fast that they can’t even keep the most basic of lies straight.
The problem with lies is that they have to be maintained. As soon as one person forgets their lines, the whole lie falls apart.
Nobody ever really gets told anything directly there.
Sounds like they have a communication problem.
“Events are going down so fast that they cant even keep the most basic of lies straight.”
It’s ok, because even though the WH is having a lover’s quarrel with the media, the media would never hold the WH accountable. It’s amazing how often the media will ignore the inconsistencies in the lies from the WH.
The ends justify the means.
Brett Humes just said:
The Briefing room is not exactly the best place to get answers...but it will give you an idea of the pulse of the press...and today we saw something that has not been seen in YEARS!
Oh... yet another thing the all-seeing, all-knowing Obama... didn’t know.
We’re 4.5 years into this administration and Obama has yet to show so much as a hint of all that vaunted brilliance.
Perhaps the IRS told Joe Biden. Yeah. And HE was supposed to tell his boss.
Blame it on the brain damage.
Who’d they tell? The French Fry Maker? The Gardener?
The grand web of lies
I smell the CIA.
“I found out Friday”...Your legacy, numbnuts!
So, when forced to choose between most corrupt and most inept president Øbongo decided to go with inept. Personally I think it’s a tie ;-)
Cool Hand Luke Syndrome:
“What we have here is a failure to communicate”
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