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Veterans For A Strong America, a non-profit group, has landed in very hot water with the IRS, after asking Donald Trump to address veterans and attendees at a rally held aboard the retired battle ship USS Iowa on September 15th.

According to The Guardian, “The Internal Revenue Service revoked the nonprofit status of the veterans benefit organization that hosted and sold tickets to a foreign policy speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump aboard a retired U.S. battleship.”

The group’s endorsement of Trump at the event also could raise legal problems under campaign finance laws. Trump’s campaign did not respond to questions from the AP about whether it was aware that the IRS had revoked the nonprofit status of the Veterans for a Strong America, which sold tickets to Trump’s event for up to $1,000 as a fundraiser. The IRS issued its decision Aug. 10, citing the group’s failure to file any tax returns for three consecutive years, according to IRS records reviewed by the AP.

What I found particularly astonishing about this story is the lightening speed with which the IRS initiated a complaint, investigated that complaint, and then revoked the 501(c)3 status of the veterans organization. Everyone is familiar with the IRS scandal involving the IRS targeting conservative and pro-Israel groups. In March of 2010, the IRS began a 27-month “vacation” from approving conservative group applications for 501(c)3 status. The Friends of Abe, a large group of Hollywood conservatives, was granted their non-profit status after THREE YEARS…

Read More: Whoa: Veterans non-profit invites Trump to speak and IMMEDIATELY this happens – Allen B. West – AllenBWest.com

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