WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement today after the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) acknowledged it intentionally targeted conservative organizations during the 2012 elections:

“I am outraged that the IRS played politics and wrongfully targeted conservative organizations during the election cycle. I join my colleagues in calling on the Obama Administration to conduct a transparent review and ensure this type of behavior is not tolerated moving forward and Americans’ first amendment rights are protected.”

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