IRS asks Treasury watchdog to probe Comey, McCabe tax audits
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS commissioner has asked the Treasury Department’s internal watchdog to immediately review the circumstances surrounding intensive tax audits that targeted ex-FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , frequent targets of Donald Trump’s ire during his presidency.
'Scary to be targeted like that': McCabe reacts to IRS audit
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said an investigation should be launched into how he and former FBI Director James Comey were both selected by the Internal Revenue Service for an intensive tax audit. The IRS denied any "politically motivated audits" in a statement to CNN.
James Comey and Andrew McCabe, the former FBI officials who infuriated Trump, both faced intensive IRS audits
The former FBI director and his deputy, both of whom former President Trump wanted prosecuted, were selected for a rare audit program that the IRS says is random.
McCabe says his and Comey's selections for 'rigorous' IRS audits should be investigated
By Paul LeBlanc, CNNFormer FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Wednesday said an investigation should be launched into how he and former FBI Director James Comey were both selected by the Internal Revenue Service for an intensive tax audit.“It just defies logic to think that there wasn’t some other factor involved,” McCabe told CNN’s Laura Coates on “Don Lemon Tonight” of his purportedly random selection for the audit, which he characterized as…