Must-see morning clip: IRS targeted conservative groups

Stephen Colbert takes a break from Benghazi outrage to cover a "chilling" new scandal

By Prachi Gupta

Published May 14, 2013 1:20PM (EDT)

"The IRS owes an apology to every Tea Party group in America, including Susie Johnson and her eight stuffed animals," says Stephen Colbert, over the White House's recent admission that the government agency was examining Tea Party tax exemption requests with extra scrutiny. "This is a new low for the IRS."

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