IRS Urged to Discourage Employees From Giving Closed-Door Speeches

Government Executive: Most who followed the loud controversy over alleged political targeting by the Internal Revenue Service beginning in 2013 know that it was set in motion by an IRS official’s statements at a conference—this one by the American Bar Association.

That’s one reason many reporters on the tax beat consider it essential that they not be denied access to private conferences at which taxpayer-paid agency officials are speaking.

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