Dr. Ben Carson Audited By IRS After Carson Criticizes Obamacare @ National Prayer BreakfastSubmitted by barracuda_trader on Thu, 10/03/2013 - 03:34
Dr. Ben Carson Details his Encounters With The IRS After Prayer Breakfast Speech
October, 3, 2013 — nicedeb
At an event Monday night with business leaders and elected officials in Alabama, the former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon dropped this little nugget that was picked up by several conservative news outlets, “I had my first encounter with the IRS this year, unsurprisingly after the Prayer Breakfast.”
He appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Wednesday night to elaborate on what happened.
“What did the IRS want,” O’Reilly asked. Carson answered that first the IRS wanted to investigate some investment properties that he had, but everything was on the up and up, so then they did a general audit of everything and found that was okay, and then they decided to look into another year. It looks to me like they were on some kind of fishing expedition.
Carson said, “the fundamental issue here is that the freedom of our citizens is being threatened.” He opined that this is a much more serious thing than Watergate or Iran/Contra or even Benghazigate. “Freedom of speech…freedom of expression is one of the major principles of our country,” Carson declared.
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