Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is accusing the Obama administration of trying to silence conservatives.

McConnell was on The Kelly File tonight, where he said that the administration is initiating a new rule through the Treasury Department and IRS which will aim to quiet the voices of outside groups, specifically conservatives.


Tea Party 'Outraged' Over FBI's Decision Not to File Charges Against IRS


He said the tax-exempt category that the rule focuses on is the same category that the IRS targeted during the 2012 campaign.

“So now what I think they’ve decided to do is to take these people off the playing field, and if it hits a few liberals, fine, but I think what they’re really worried about are their conservative critics,” McConnell said.


Judge Jeanine: Justice Fueled By Obama Admin's Partisan Politics?


Watch his full interview above.