IRS Apologizes to Pro-Israel Group for Biased Treatment
by Adam Kredo
February 1, 2018
A pro-Israel organization that found its nonprofit status subjected to undue scrutiny by the Obama administration’s IRS as a result of its advocacy on the Jewish state’s behalf reached a settlement Thursday with the Department of Justice that included a formal apology from the U.S. government for subjecting the group to unfair treatment, according to an announcement. The Trump administration’s DOJ announced Tuesday that it had reached a settlement with Z Street, a conservative pro-Israel advocacy group that sued the government over allegations the Obama administration subjected the organization to unfair scrutiny as a result of its pro-Israel views. READ MORE
Here is the Consent Order, a recitation of facts agreed to by the IRS and Z STREET.
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