Poll: Independents Think Obama Administration Involved in Cover-up of Benghazi, IRS

In the wake of the scandals over Benghazi and the IRS targeting tea partiers, independent voters are distrustful of the Obama administration.

According to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, 60 percent of independent voters think the Obama administration is “trying to cover up the facts” about what occurred in Benghazi, while 47 percent think the administration is scrambling to cover up the IRS scandal.

Independents are also wary of the IRS: 59 percent believe the IRS was involved in “a deliberate effort to harass these [Tea Party] groups.”

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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