Tuesday, Rep. Tom Cotton( R-AR) appeared on the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News to discuss his call for IRS to investigate the Southern Poverty Law Center, for it’s tax-exempt status.
“The SPLC uses it’s hate map to stigmatize their opponents. It is fine if you don’t agree with people, but you can’t stigmatize them as a hate group and then go pedal that to the media,” Cotton said.
“I am calling for the IRS to investigate them because serial , repeated, defamation against your political opponents is not a tax-exempt purpose,” he said.
“Talk about misusing funds, Morris Dees was paid $400,000 a year to do nothing other than consistently sexually harass young women who worked for the Southern Poverty Law Center,” said Cotton.
Today I asked the IRS to investigate the tax-exempt status of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a political hate group masquerading as a non-profit. Read my letter here:https://t.co/Wj5wadxnZ2
— Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) April 2, 2019
HIGH PROFILE DEPARTURES IN MARCH
First Morris Dees was ousted. Now Cohen. The chickens are coming home to roost at an institution that was not what it pretended. https://t.co/L6nLJH5cBH
— Brit Hume (@brithume) March 23, 2019
TIES TO DEMOCRAT PARTY
Prominent SPLC Board Member Vanishes from Website Amid Racism, Sexism Scandal. Jocelyn Benson is Michigan's Democratic secretary of state. @Tyler2ONeil @PJMedia_com #SPLCexposed https://t.co/9cM6JbBlEG
— FRC (@FRCdc) March 27, 2019