The Internal Revenue Service has been on the defensive since the news broke that the agency has been giving extra scrutiny to conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. Among the lawmakers expressing concern about the IRS was Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va.
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“The IRS doesn’t have to prove something against you … you’ve got the burden of proof.”
Rep. Randy Forbes on May 17, 2013, in an interview with Fox News