Gov. Haley will not be indicted for tax fraud

My face is a little red this morning having printed what we now know is a false story about the imminent indictment of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley for tax fraud relating to the construction of a Sikh temple involving her family. I'm not the only one with egg on my face this morning. Most major media outlets picked up the Palmetto Public Record report, supposedly sourced by three independent government officials, about the coming indictment of Haley. It turns out, the IRS wrote a letter to the Sikh organization that was building the temple, telling them they were not the target of an investigation after all. The letter was sent last fall. The Hill: Haley's office provided The Hill a copy of the letter from the IRS to the Sikh temple that finds no investigation was warranted. "After further consideration of your organization, we have determined that an investigation is not warranted at this time for the above tax period," the letter states. The Public Record alleged that an...(Read Full Post)