May 15th, 2013
08:48 PM ET

IRS Chief forced to resign over scandal

A source tells CNN that the Internal Revenue Service has identified two quote "rogue" employees in the agency's Cincinnati office as being principally responsible for the quote "overly aggressive" handling of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.

But in an angry statement to the media, President Obama announced that acting commissioner Steven Miller agreed to resign over revelations that the agency targeted conservative political groups for greater scrutiny over their tax-exempt status.

Our Jim Acosta has the story from Washington.

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