Leaders of six conservative groups that were victims of targeting by the IRS testified before the House Ways and Means Committee today, and it got emotional.
Below is testimony from Becky Gerritson, president of the Wetumpka Tea Party in Alabama:
While Republicans seemed to understand how outrageous it is that these groups were targeted, some Democrats decided to blame the law that allows 501(c)(4) status. Rep. Jim McDermott went as far as to blame the victims themselves, simply because they applied for tax-exempt status:
UPDATE: Rep. Paul Ryan later used his questioning time to blast Rep. McDermott, to applause from the hearing audience:
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