CNN’s Blitzer Presses IRS Chief: ‘Why Shouldn't Taxpayers Use the Crashed Hard Drive Excuse?’

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<p><em style="font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; line-height: 27px; color: #444444;">More in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/curtis-houck/2014/06/27/cnn-s-blitzer-pres…; target="_blank">cross-post</a>&nbsp;on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.</em></p><p>During Thursday’s edition of <em>The Situation Room</em> on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer committed an act of journalism in grilling IRS Commissioner John Koskinen with question after question about the growing IRS e-mail scandal. His questioning included one where he asked (via a Twitter follower), <strong>“[w]hy shouldn’t taxpayers use the crashed hard drive excuse when undergoing an IRS audit?”</strong></p>

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