Breitbart News Says IRS Targeted Company for Audit

May 14, 2013: A general view of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Building in Washington.REUTERS

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The company that runs the conservative Breitbart.com news site says the IRS has selected the network for an audit, in a move company executives suggest is politically motivated.

Breitbart News Network, a California-based company which runs several conservative websites, says the IRS recently audited its 2012 financial information.

“The Obama administration’s timing on this is exquisite, but try as they might through various methods to silence us, we will only get more emboldened,” Stephen K. Bannon, executive chairman of Breitbart News Network, said in a written statement. Read more at foxnews.com.

Related: Sen. Cruz Questions IRS About Decision To Audit Breitbart News

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today (Sept. 9th) sent the following letter to the Internal Revenue Service regarding its decision to audit Breitbart News Network, LLC.

The full text of the letter is available here.

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