First Word: Containing scandal fever sweeping D.C.

Updated
President Obama makes a statement on the IRS at the White House in Washington on May 15, 2013.
President Obama makes a statement on the IRS at the White House in Washington on May 15, 2013.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

It’s been a bad week for the White House. The administration has been trying their best to contain scandal fever sweeping Washington over Benghazi, the IRS targeting Tea Party groups and the Justice Department seizing phone records of journalists.

At 10pm ET, we’ll discuss how well that’s working out for them. Here’s a look at the stories we’re following now.

First Word: Containing scandal fever sweeping D.C.

Updated