A new report released Monday has revealed that the Internal Revenue Service under the Biden Administration launched an audit investigation into the American Accountability Foundation’s tax-exempt status after the organization reported on President Joe Biden’s nominees.
According to The Daily Caller, the IRS has requested that the Foundation turn over its internal financial records, and communications including meeting notes, published materials, and newsletters citing a letter obtained by the outlet.
Two items mentioned in particular by the IRS were:
“Correspondence files, emails, and information posted on a website that relates to current public elected officials.
Breakdown of the $65,000 paid in media fees and the specific issue(s) that were being addressed for each media fee that was paid.”
The foundation which is an avowedly conservative non-profit organization, that was approved for tax-exemption in 2021 has made the allegation that the investigation has been launched in a retaliatory action against it by Biden for the Foundation reporting on multiple Biden nominees who have subsequently withdrawn from consideration.
AAF President Tom Jones said.
“This sudden request by the IRS is not random. The IRS is demanding ‘[c]orrespondence files, emails and information posted on a website that relates to current public elected officials’