Senior legal counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was told about the audit on April 24, Carney said Monday. She then told Denis McDonough, Obama’s chief of staff and other senior officials about the investigation.
“It was the judgment of counsel this is not a matter she should convey to the president,” Carney said. “Her opinion that this is not the kind of thing that requires notification to the president.”
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Since the POTUS depends on news reports to get his info, I wonder how come he didn't notice the news reports that had come out previously back in 2012? Not a big deal when IRS infringes on First Amendment rights? Better for the campaign to dismiss it, and let it hang around until after the election.