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WASHINGTON (AP) - The top Democrat on the House's watchdog committee says a self-described "conservative Republican" has told investigators that no one at the White House directed the Internal Revenue Service to target tea party groups.

Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings Sunday released a transcript online Sunday of the House Oversight Committee investigators' conversation with a manager from the IRS' Cincinnati office. During that interview, the unidentified manager said he was unaware of any political motivation in giving extra scrutiny to tea party groups' applications for tax exempt status.

The manager was interviewed Thursday and says workers in Cincinnati instigated the applications' reviews. The manager says he has no indication of White House involvement.

Republicans have suggested tea partyers were targeted because they disagree with the Democratic administration.

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