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 Kendall Breitman - Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday called Lois Lerner’s recently surfaced emails ...
By Joseph Curl - On Sept. 29, 1973, President Nixon’s secretary, Rose Mary Woods, made ...
The IRS Is Claiming It Lost 2 Years’ Worth Of Emails From The Key Official In The Tea Party Targeting Scandal
By Brett Logiurato The Internal Revenue Service claimed it had lost two years’ worth of ...
Lois Lerner’s office sent confidential taxpayer data to the FBI By James Freeman - In ...
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says it will take years to review former IRS official Lois Lerner’s email correspondence and release it to the Oversight and Government Reform Committee By Lalita Clozel – The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the […]