On Thursday, a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered an order dismissing a lawsuit filed by True the Vote, a Houston, Texas-based non-profit organization focused on “voters’ rights and election integrity” against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The order alleged that the IRS had improperly delayed granting their […]
On Thursday, a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of ...
By S.A. Miller – Newly released emails by Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at ...
The nation’s record-keeper may know what happened to the missing emails By Dan Epstein – ...
By Kendall Breitman – Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday called Lois Lerner’s recently surfaced emails ...
By S.A. Miller – Newly released emails by Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the tea party targeting scandal, show “deep animus towards conservatives, which she refers to as ‘—holes,’” according to a House committee. The emails were among a batch of new evidence the House Ways and Means Committee turned […]
The nation’s record-keeper may know what happened to the missing emails By Dan Epstein – The Internal Revenue Service is the House of Representatives’ public enemy No. 1. The agency has quietly admitted that it has lost emails for seven employees at the center of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, including the former employee […]
By Kendall Breitman – Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday called Lois Lerner’s recently surfaced emails a “smoking gun” in the IRS scandal. “[This is] a smoking gun, this is Lois Lerner clearly cautioning people not to say things on email and be delighted to find out that the local instant chat they have, this Microsoft […]
By Joseph Curl – On Sept. 29, 1973, President Nixon’s secretary, Rose Mary Woods, made “a terrible mistake.” She was reviewing a tape recording from the previous year when she took a break to take a phone call. She meant to hit the pause button, she said, but hit the record button by accident — […]
By Brett Logiurato The Internal Revenue Service claimed it had lost two years’ worth of emails from Lois Lerner, the key official at the center of a congressional probe relating to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups’ tax-exempt status. The IRS’ claim sparked outrage from congressional investigators still probing the targeting, and it could reignite […]
Lois Lerner’s office sent confidential taxpayer data to the FBI By James Freeman – In a Monday letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Reps. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) and Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) of the House Oversight Committee reveal still another IRS abuse of conservatives. In October of 2010, apparently without a court […]
By Alice Salles – In light of the recent vote held by the Republican-led House to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, new evidence suggests that conservative groups that were targeted by the IRS division entrusted with organizations that have tax exempt status, had 10 percent of the names from their donors’ lists audited. […]
By Grae Stafford – Cleta Mitchell, the legal counsel for True the Vote, one of the conservative groups targeted by the IRS due to their political activity, accused President Obama of lying during his interview with Bill O’Reilly when he claimed that there was not a “smidgen of corruption” surrounding the IRS scandal. “He’s lying. […]
By Ayobami Olugbemiga The battle between Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the committee’s top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, intensified Wednesday when Issa accused Cummings of colluding with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target conservative non-profit group True the Vote. “Although you have previously denied that […]