PBS NewsHour

What we know about IRS whistleblower's complaint

Clip: 10/04/2019 | 3m 43s Video has closed captioning.

The IRS conducts annual audits of the president’s and vice president’s tax returns in a process intended to be protected from politics. But now, a whistleblower is alleging that at least one political appointee at the Treasury Department interfered with it. William Brangham talks to The Washington Post’s Jeff Stein about the “potentially dangerous” implications of such political involvement.

Aired: 10/04/19

Rating: NR

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