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Daschle Knew Of Tax Issues, Didn’t Tell Obama Team The New York Times reports that Tom Daschle knew this past June about his failure to pay taxes on a car and driver provided to him by a private equity firm, but did not disclose it to the Obama team until weeks after the vetting process and the announcement of his cabinet appointment. A Daschle spokesperson said that he didn’t inform people about it because he didn’t yet know how the owed amount really was — $128,000, plus interest — and he thought an accountant was taking care of it.

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