May 14th, 2013
08:25 PM ET

Benghazi, AP phone records scandal leads GOP leaders to compare Obama to Nixon

An IRS watchdog report obtained by CNN admits the agency deliberately targeted some conservative groups.

The report from the agency's inspector general reads:

"The IRS used inappropriate criteria that identified for review Tea Party and other organizations applying for tax-exempt status based upon their names or policy positions."

The report also says the agency delayed processing those group's applications and requested unnecessary information. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the Justice Department had launched a criminal investigation into this matter as well.

This scandal is just one of many plaguing the White House tonight.

Our Jim Acosta has the story.

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