Monday, October 6th, 2014

Notable Links Digest – October 6, 2014

Is Another Obama Administration Scandal About To Explode?
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/10/is-another-obama-administration-scandal-about-to-explode.php
By JOHN HINDERAKER
Powerline

Austan Goolsbee directed Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board and later chaired his Council of Economic Advisers. In August 2010, Goolsbee conducted a telephone press briefing in which, according to the Washington Post, he purported to reveal confidential taxpayer information

There are three possibilities here: either Goolsbee just made up the claim that Koch Industries doesn’t pay corporate income taxes; or he learned Koch’s tax status from some proper, legal source; or else he illegally accessed Koch’s tax returns and used the information he learned for political purposes in a call with reporters.

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