Internal Revenue Service

I.R.S. Will Allow Taxpayers to Forgo Facial Recognition Amid Blowback

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service said on Monday that it would allow taxpayers to opt out of using facial recognition technology to gain access to their online accounts and would shift to an entirely different identity verification system next year as the agency tries to alleviate backlash over its use of biometric data. The […]

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Fact-Checking Kevin McCarthy’s 8-Hour Speech

Representative Kevin McCarthy, Republican of California and the minority leader, mounted his case against President Biden’s social spending bill in a record-breaking speech that stretched for more than eight hours from Thursday to Friday. Here’s a fact check of some of his remarks. What Mr. McCarthy Said “Just a few weeks ago, Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger […]

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