Matt Taibbi to Newsmax: Excuses by IRS for Probe Raise Suspicions

Journalist Matt Taibbi told Newsmax on Thursday he is still bewildered and suspicious over the way the IRS has targeted him and about the agency’s explanations since his congressional testimony in March regarding the federal government conspiring with social media platforms such as Twitter to censor content.

During Taibbi’s testimony March 9 about his reporting on the “Twitter Files,” an IRS agent visited Taibbi’s Washington home and left a note. When Taibbi called the IRS, he found out his 2018 and 2021 tax filings were flagged for possible identity theft.

“They said they rejected my returns: one from 2018 and one from 2021,” Taibbi told “The Record With Greta Van Susteren.” “But the 2018 issue I never heard about. The optics of it are pretty weird.

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