Former Obama administration officials have often bragged that the previous president presided over a “scandal free” administration. Just a couple examples:
— CNN (@CNN) January 15, 2017
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) January 10, 2017
Tom Price and the rest of the ever- swampy Trump WH is a permanent reminder of how honorable and scandal-free an administration Obama ran
— Brian Fallon (@brianefallon) September 29, 2017
With that in mind, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson pointed out something that was announced yesterday:
.@TheJusticeDept settles lawsuits over the IRS targeting of conservative groups. Incredible that this happened in the 1st place in USA: use of govt agency to go after political foes. https://t.co/6rzvG0MAL1
— Sharyl Attkisson (@SharylAttkisson) October 27, 2017
Does that sound like it indicates at least a “smidgen” of corruption? Former president Obama previously dismissed IRS targeting as a “phony scandal”:
And the most amazing part of it all:
And no one went to jail or lost a job.. AMAZING!!
— SCMom23 (@beytamover) October 27, 2017
“Not a smidgen of corruption” is an Obama claim right up there with “if you like your plan you can keep it”:
Obama Admin was most abusive Admin in US history. They used power to spy on, intimidate, & even prosecute political foes. They used DOJ to shakedown private companies and force them to donate billions to liberal groups. Obama corruption is staggering.
— Common Sense (@Paine_1776) October 27, 2017
Obama admin the most corrupt administration in U.S. history, and we’re about to find out even more.
— JW Watch (@JW_Watch) October 27, 2017