IRS silent on nonprofit Center for American Progress’ coordination with the White House ||by Patrick Howley | COURTESY: Maj Dennis Shea, USAF (Ret)


Chicago Mayor Emanuel and CAP founder and Chairman Podesta participate in discussion at Center for American Progress 10th Anniversary policy forum in Washington

The IRS still has not responded to allegations from a former Center for American Progress (CAP) employee that the left-wing think tank coordinates on editorial content with the White House — revelations that could threaten the organization’s nonprofit status.

Former ThinkProgress reporter Zaid Jilani wrote a piece this week detailing his experiences working for the liberal blog, which is run by CAP’s 501(c)(4) nonprofit Action Fund, the advocacy arm of White House counselor John Podesta’s think tank. (RELATED: ‘Suffocating pressure’: Former Center for American Progress writer describes White House censorship)

 

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