Congressman Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa Claims Elijah Cummings Was Involved in IRS Targeting of Conservatives

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 […]

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Lois Lerner

Contempt: Oversight committee votes to cite IRS’s Lerner

By Stephan Dinan – The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to cite Lois G. Lerner for contempt of Congress, rejecting Democrats’ comparisons to McCarthy-style tactics in the 1950s and saying Congress has a right to get information about Ms. Lerner’s role in the IRS’s tea party targeting scandal. After a tempestuous debate, […]

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IRS Agents’ Testimony: NO Progressive Groups were Targeted by IRS

By Patrick Howley IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency’s political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa. IRS agents testified before Oversight that ACORN groups were scrutinized because the […]

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Former IRS Non-Profit Honcho Lois Lerner Fears for her life if she Testifies

Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies at Wednesday’s oversight Hearing By Patrick Howley – Lois Lerner fears for her life if she testifies openly before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday, according to her attorney. House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa announced Sunday that Lerner will testify at Wednesday’s hearing, […]

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Only Two Days Remain for Public Comment on new IRS Rules Targeting Conservative Nonprofits

There are only two days left for the public to provide comments to the IRS regarding proposed new rules that are designed to stifle conservative non-profit groups and legitimize the IRS’ ongoing, illegal practice of targeting those same organizations. Last year, the nation was outraged to learn that the IRS under the Obama Administration had […]

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COMPLAINT: IRS ‘Improperly Withheld’ Documents on new Nonprofit Rules

The IRS “improperly withheld” documents to prevent a government transparency group from commenting on the agency’s new rules restricting the political activity of nonprofit groups, according to a new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) complaint. The group Cause of Action requested four sets of communications between the IRS and administration officials to ensure that political […]

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KNIGHT: Using the IRS to Disarm Tea Party and other Political Foes

Democrats close ranks behind their campaign against conservatives By Robert Knight – Lawyer Cleta Mitchell, who represents many groups that the IRS has been tyrannizing since 2009, told the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee that “the IRS scandal is not over. It is continuing to this day, and the Department of Justice investigation is […]

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