Acting IRS chief resigns after probe showed targeting of conservative groups

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Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:00 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the resignation of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service after a controversy over the agency’s targeting of conservative political groups.

Obama, who has been criticized for appearing passive in his response to the matter, declared, “I am angry about it” and said the American people had a right to be angry as well.

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